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Herbert “Herb” Allen Edwards, Sr., 71, of Roanoke Rapids, died Monday, December 3, 2018, at VCU Medical Center in Richmond.

Herb was a native of Halifax County, born November 8, 1946, to Clyde Sidney and Eva Edwards Edwards, both whom preceded him in death.  

He retired from Pierce Trailer Service in Weldon.  

Herb attended East 10th Street Christian Church, and also enjoyed spending time at home with his family and his dog.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Janet Clements Edwards; son, Herbert A. “Herbie” Edwards, Jr.; daughter, Terri Edwards Pulley; grandson, Henry Travis “Trey” Pulley,III; and his dog, Peanut Butter.

The service to celebrate Herb’s life will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, December 7, 2018 in the chapel of Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service, with Pastor Jeremy Kobernat presiding.  The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30 – 1:30 pm Friday, at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be left at hockadayfs.com

Memorial contributions may be sent to East 10th Street Church of Christ, 1207 E 10th St, Roanoke Rapids, NC 27870.

Arrangements are under the care of Hockaday Funeral and Cremation Service.