Tupelo – Mr. Brian David Edwards, 46, died suddenly, Tuesday, May 9, 2017 at North MS Medical Center. He was born in Booneville, MS on November 14, 1970 to David Edwards and Brenda Brawner Edwards. He spent his childhood in Wiggins, MS and moved to Columbus in 1988, graduating in 1989 from RS Caldwell High School in Columbus. He continued his education at Itawamba Community College. He graduated from the Police Academy and earned his Pilot’s license. He was truly successful in his career being World Sales Champion 56 times for Thermax, Inc. and serving as National Sales Director. He later worked as salesman for RexAir, Inc. He also won the Crown Prince Award, U.S.A. while employed by RexAir. He was currently self-employed working as a sales consultant.
Brian married his wife, Donna Smith Edwards on July 28, 1990 and they made their home in Tupelo where they were raising their two daughters. He was a member of Corner Stone Church. He enjoyed hunting and fishing, and was an avid Ole Miss fan.
A celebration of life service will be at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 13, 2017 in the Tupelo Chapel of Holland Funeral Directors with Rev. Nelson Hight and Rev. Jeff Robbins officiating. Burial will follow in Lee Memorial Park. Visitation will be Friday from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to service time. Condolences to the family may be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Survivors include his wife of 26 years, Donna Edwards of Tupelo; his parents, David and Brenda Edwards of Corinth; two daughters, Hannah Grace and Hallie Marie, both of the home; one brother, Bradley Edwards (Tefinie) of Corinth; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Harlon and Kay Smith of Saltillo; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Candace and Jon Bishop of Saltillo, four nieces and 2 nephews. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Billy and Hilda Brawner of Corinth and Rev. Lee J. Edwards (Faye) of Columbus.
Pallbearers will be Carey Edwards, Shawn Edwards, Shane Robbins, Gary Lovern, Rickey Kimbrell, and Keith Anglin.
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We are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our prayers, May God send his comforter and peace.
Submitted by Roy and Jean Meadoows on May 11 2017 11:56:02 PM
We are so sorry to hear about your loss my god comfort you and your family love Irene Pruitt and family
Submitted by Irene and Cynthia Pruitt on May 11 2017 09:13:18 PM
Words fail me at a painful time like this but know your family is in my thoughts and prayers. May God grant you peace. Love you guys.
Submitted by David McAlpin on May 10 2017 06:12:49 PM
I'm so very sorry for your loss. I don't have eloquent words of comfort, but I do know the Peacespeaker and Comforter! Lifting all of you up in prayer!! Sending love from afar!
Submitted by Rhoda Ballard on May 10 2017 05:34:28 PM
Hard to believe. Just want Donna, Brad and the rest of the family that my prayers are with you. I will always remember the Brian that taught me the ropes in the sales business. He was a friend and will be missed.
Submitted by Jeff McDonald on May 10 2017 02:56:53 PM
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