Robert “Foot” Edwards

August 14, 1957 ~ January 15, 2024 (age 66) 66 Years Old

Robert “Foot” Edwards Obituary

"For I am now ready to be offered, and the time of my departure is at hand. I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith"

Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day: and not to me only, but unto all of them also that love his appearing. 

Robert Glen Edwards “Foot” son of the late James Oliver & Emma Mae Edwards was born in Dillon, SC on August 14, 1957. He entered enteral life on Monday, January 15, 2024, at McLeod Medical Center, Dillon SC. 

Robert was raised in Fork, SC and attended Dillon County public schools. After high school Robert joined the United States Marine Corps; later in life he took on other jobs at AVM, Russell Stover, Hardees, and Alan Price as a Farmhand. He confessed Christ as his Lord and Savior at an early age, and he joined Pleasant Hill Baptist Church in Fork, SC. 

Robert was a giving person who loved to help those in need and in his community. He enjoyed growing his garden where he allowed others to enjoy it with him. Also, he enjoyed fishing, his family, and friends, and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers. 

In 1991, Robert met Jacqueline Bellamy, after which they later married in March 1993.

In addition to his parents, Robert was proceeded in death by his brothers Anthony & James Edwards and grandson Ty’Shawn Page. 

Robert leaves to cherish his loving memory: Robert Demtrice Edwards (Missouri) Jordan (Elsa) Willard (Dallas, TX), daughters: Shanyelle Edwards (Mullins, SC), La’Tonya Clark (Mullins, SC), Jacqueline (Kevin) Pernell (Dillon, SC), Amanda (Jeremy) Baker (Laurinburg, NC), brother: Benjamin (Bessie) Edwards (Mullins, SC), sisters: Annie Bethea (Jamacia, NY), Sadie (Thomas) McDuffie (Mullins, SC), Vivan (Billy) Thompson (Marion, SC) and Ann English (Fork, SC), sister-in-law: Catherine Edwards, Beverly Ellerbe, & Darlene Ellerbe, Brother-in-law: Dwight Bellamy, Aunts: Francis Edwards; Uncle: Luther Edwards, 12 grandkids and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.   

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January 20, 2024

2:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Eloise Troy Chapel
247 NE Front Street
Mullins, SC 29574

Funeral Service
January 21, 2024

1:00 PM
Pleasant Hill Baptist Church
2635 Buck Swamp Rd
Fork, SC 29543


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