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November 7, 1968 – June 8, 2023

Wesley Harold Edwards was born in Camden, NJ, on November 7, 1968, to Elizabeth May and Harold Edwards.  He spent his educational years at the Camden Public School System attending Bonsall Elementary, Hatch Middle and Camden High Schools.

He was married on March 28, 2012 to Marie Edwards.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Henry “Pooh” Wilson.

Wesley affectionately known as “Uncle Wes”, has left behind his wife that he knew growing-up, Marie Edwards; two daughters, Symone and Monica Mitchell; three stepdaughters, Jasmin, Destiny and Aliyah; two sons, Elias Filmore and Wesley Edwards, Jr.; four stepsons, Marheem, Tyree, Bruce and Yusef; six grandchildren, My’Asia, Laron Jr., Lakhy, Auora, Sophie and Anthony, Jr.; mother, Elizabeth Edwards; two sisters, Linda Harris and Gina Hardison; one daughter-in-law, Lasabra Randolph; sister-in-law, Tammy Randolph; brother, Alan Wilson; three brothers-in-law, Yay-Yah Shabazz, Roberts Randolph and William Randolph; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.

“Wesley, I love you now and forever, you will always remain in our hearts. You were definitely one in a milliion!”

Services will be held from 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, June 14, 2023, in the Chapel of J. M. Wilkerson Funeral Establishment, Inc., 102 South Avenue, Petersburg, VA.

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