Lucas Theodore Edwards

April 13, 1995 ~ August 27, 2021 (age 26)


Lucas Theodore Edwards, age 26, of Roanoke, Virginia and formerly of Sparta; passed away Friday, August 27, 2021 in Roanoke, Virginia.

Lucas was born April 13, 1995 in Boone, NC to Dan "Junior" and Elisabeth "BJ" Edwards.

Lucas was a loving son, brother, and friend. He was a graduate of East Carolina University, where he was a member of Tau Kappa Epsilon. He lived in Roanoke and was employed by Alcova Mortgage. Lucas enjoyed spending time with his friends and family, karaoke, and watching football.

Left to cherish his memory are his parents: Dan "Junior" and Elisabeth "BJ" Edwards of Sparta; his brother, Ben Smith and his wife, Jennie of Sparta; his brother, Tyler Edwards and his wife, Erika Edwards of Lexington, NC; his sister, Hilary Mariano of Roanoke, VA; his nieces and nephews: Coral, Mila, Ro, Mati, Jane, and Hank; his grandfather, Dan Edwards, Sr. and his wife, Doris; many aunts, uncles, extended family members and friends also survive.

A private funeral service will be held in the chapel of Thomas Family Funeral Service on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 with family only, officiated by Pastor Joel Stamper and Elder Dan Edwards. No formal visiting hours will be held. The service will be available for viewing via Facebook Live on the Facebook page of Thomas Family Funeral Service beginning at 2:00 PM. Interment will follow at Whitehead-Joines Cemetery in the Whitehead Community of Sparta.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Whitehead-Joines Cemetery Fund, c/o Steven Joines 5291 Pine Swamp Road, Sparta, NC 28675.

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Private Services

Whitehead-Joines Cemetery
5444 Pine Swamp Road
Sparta, NC 28675


Whitehead-Joines Cemetery Fund c/o Steven Joines
5291 Pine Swamp Road, Sparta NC 28675

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