Stephen E. Edwards, 71, worked as a CPA for more than 45 years

Stephen E. Edwards

Stephen E. Edwards, 71, passed away Monday, Feb. 3, 2020, at his home in Virginia Beach. Stephen was born Feb. 9, 1948, to William and Audrey Edwards in Washington, North Carolina.

He was a graduate of Norview High School and Old Dominion University, both in Norfolk. Stephen served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War. Stephen met the love of his life, Debra Edwards, after graduating high school, and they were married for 49 years. They did everything together and loved each other deeply. Their two children and their family were everything to them, especially their granddaughter. Stephen worked as a certified public accountant for over 45 years and was well respected in his field. Stephen was a loving, caring and compassionate man who did anything for those he loved and cared about.

In addition to his parents, Stephen was preceded in death by his wife, Debra.

Left to cherish his memory are his two children, Tammy Lee Edwards (Eric), and Kyle Edwards; granddaughter, Skye Lee; and a host of cousins and loving friends.

A visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 11, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 5033 Rouse Drive, Virginia Beach. A service will be held at 11:30 a.m., Wednesday, Feb. 12, at the funeral home, followed by a procession to a graveside service at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, 6329 E. Virginia Beach Blvd., Norfolk.

Share online condolences with the family at Altmeyer Funeral Homes & Crematory.

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