Herman W. Edwards
WILMINGTON, NC – Herman Wayne Edwards, 83 of Wilmington NC (Scotts Hill area), went home to the Lord on Christmas Eve peacefully while sleeping, December 24, 2020.
He was born in Northampton County, NC on August 28, 1937 to the late Reuben Edwards and Julia Vinson Edwards. Wayne spent his career with the U.S. Federal Government, first with the FBI and later with the Department of Treasury, earning the Alton Gallatin Award at retirement. He spent many years after retirement as a professional photographer, playing golf, and coaching youth baseball for 25+ years. Wayne graduated from Conway, NC High School and went on to graduate from George Washington University.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Linda Sutherland Edwards; daughters, Lynn Edwards and Lisa Edwards; stepchildren, Brent Tuttle, Sherri Osterhoudt (Bill), Kelli Carrick (Rick), and Layne Houston (Bill); and grandchildren. Dylan Sholar, Lilliana Houston, Ryleigh Tuttle, Charli Tuttle, Brody Tuttle, Brooke Osterhoudt, and Victoria Holtberg. He is also survived by a special niece, Debbie Jenkins (John) and sons Andrew (Lori), and Daniel (Kashi).
A Memorial Service will be held at a later time when the corona virus is under control.
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