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Rev. Leroy John Edwards, a resident of New Orleans, LA passed away on Thursday, January 19, 2017 at the age of 76. Beloved son of the late Evelyn Hickman Edwards and Honor Jeremiah Edwards. Husband of the late Linda Gonzales. Rev. Edwards was a 1964 graduate of Grambling State University and also graduated from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He was a radio announcer for WYLD and WBOK for many years and has traveled across the ocean to see the Holy Land. He is survived by his devoted friend and caretaker, Noreen Williams; Siblings, Antionette Edwards Bradley, Randolph Bernard Edwards (Ruby) and Joseph Edwards. Preceded in death by brothers, Patrick Oneal Edwards (Catherine), Sidney Edwards and Calvin Edwards. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral at Charbonnet Labat Glapion Funeral Home, 1615 St. Philip Street on Wednesday, February 1, 2017 at 11 AM. Interment St. Roch Cemetery. Visitaton 10 AM IN THE CHAPEL

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  • Wednesday, February 08, 2017
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