Obituary of William Andrew Edwards
William (Tank) Andrew Edwards, age 73 of Purcellville, Virginia left this life on June 24, 2019 at the Capital Caring Adler Center in Aldie, Virginia.
He was born on August 3, 1945 in Washington DC, the son of the late Malcolm and Emily Edwards who resided in Great Falls, Virginia. He was preceded in death by his parents, and brothers Robert Edwards and Mack Edwards.
He leaves cherished memories with his loving wife of 46 years, Barbara Edwards,; his family members, Martha Edwards of Pembroke Pines, FL, Judy Edwards of Albuquerque, NM, Robert and Angie Poland of Dunkirk, MD, Karen Hutchison and Stephen LePage of Herndon, VS, Edgar Poland of Burke, VA two generations of nieces and nephews, borrowed children and godchildren.
Tank held very close to his heart the many supportive friends through his life. He and Barbara made very fond memories through those relationships.
He retired from the Department of Justice after 33 years of service. After retirement he became a bus driver for the Loudoun County School System. Tank cherished his time at Herndon High School and the Northwestern State University of Louisiana and faithfully attended many reunions. He was an active member of several car clubs and enjoyed his music as a disc jockey for various events.
The family will receive friends from 2-5pm Saturday June 29, 2019 at Adams-Green Funeral Home 721 Elden St. Herndon, VA 20170.
A private burial will be held in Hillsboro Cemetery in Hillsboro, Virginia.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Capital Caring Resource Development, 2900 Telstar Court, Falls Church, VA. 22042 or online at CAPITALCARING.org or to a charity of your choice.
Please bring your classic car to the visitation on Saturday.