Michael Kelly Edwards

April 30, 1962 ~ December 7, 2023 (age 61) 61 Years Old

Michael Edwards Obituary

Michael (Mike) Kelly Edwards, age 61, of 95 Willis Street, Sparta, NC; passed away Thursday, December 7th, 2023 at his residence.

Mike was the owner/operator of Edwards Body Shop in Sparta. He was a long time sponsor of the VFW Car Show and loved Miami Dolphins Football and NASCAR. Mike was an amazing son, husband, father and grandfather. He was a truly selfless person.

Mike was born April 30th, 1962 in Alleghany County to the late Robert "Bobby" Edwards and Vivian Andrews Edwards.

Survivors include his wife, Lisa Glasco Edwards of the home; two daughters: Kelly Edwards Demery and husband Ben of Madison, NC, Megan Halsey and husband Roger of Sparta; a son, Matthew Hodge and wife Ashley of Sparta; four grandchildren: Alexis Hodge, Mollie Halsey, Caroline and Maddox Demery; his mother, Vivian Andrews Edwards of Sparta; a sister, Patty Minor and husband Jay of Sparta; two nephews: Kevin Neville of Sparta and Randall Minor of Dobson; a very special friend, Stacy Caudill of Sparta.

Funeral Services to honor the life of Mike will be held at 2:00 pm Monday, December 11th, 2023 in the chapel of Thomas Family Funeral Service with Brother Ed Hall and Pastor Derek Cowan officiating. Interment will follow at Pleasant Home Union Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home and other times at the residence.

Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be made to Pleasant Home Union Baptist Cemetery Fund, c/o Lonnie Dalton, 1318 Fender Rd., Sparta, NC 28675.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Alleghany County EMS, Alleghany County Rescue Squad and all county First Responders.

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December 11, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Chapel of Thomas Family Funeral Service

Funeral Service
December 11, 2023

2:00 PM
Chapel of Thomas Family Funeral Service

Interment following funeral service
December 11, 2023

Pleasant Home Union Baptist Church Cemetery


Pleasant Home Union Baptist Church Cemetery Fund c/o Lonnie Dalton
1318 Fender Road, Sparta NC 28675


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