Michael Lewis Edmonds, Jr. “Little Mike” age 34, entered into eternal rest on Friday, July 17, 2020 at McLeod Regional Medical Center in Florence, South Carolina. A memorial service will be held at Lake Swamp Baptist Church cemetery at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 25, 2020. Service will be conducted by Pastor Fred McDaniel ,Shiloh UMC, Chesterfield, SC and Mr. Sam White , Director, House of Hope, Florence, SC.
Memorials would be appreciated to House of Hope, 1020 W. Darlington Street, Florence, SC 29501
Michael was born November 29, 1985 in Florence, SC the son of the late Sherry Anderson Edmonds and Michael Lewis Edmonds, Sr. He received his GED and had worked at Steelfab in Florence. He more recently worked in landscaping which he enjoyed mostly because of being able to work outside and see an immediate result. Michael enjoyed fishing, hunting and also had a love of horses, but more than anything else, he loved his family. A young man with a great smile enjoyed hanging out with friends, listening to music and watching old TV shows like Andy Griffith. Michael was truly a “child at heart”!
In addition to his mother, Michael was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Marion Sylvester Anderson; maternal great-grandparents, Gordon and Ann McLaughlin; paternal grandfather, Marion Lewis Edmonds. Also, a beloved friend, Jennifer Lee Sims.
He is survived by wife, Patience; father, Michael Lewis Edmonds, Sr. (Kathy); son ,Justin, daughter, Brianna and son, Wesley, who are being raised by his father and brother, Jordan Edmonds.
Also, Uncle Med, John M. Anderson, Sr.; cousin, John Jr.(Brittany) children (J.T. & Ellaina); cousin, (Nikki) Laura Watts Osmundson (Jerry) children, (Alex, Olivia & Andy) aunt, (Sharon Edmonds) cousins, (Phillip & Brandon) other aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends.
Also, his maternal grandmother ,Kathryn Lanier Anderson – Methodist Manor, Florence; paternal grandmother, Naomi Edmonds-Florence.
The family would like to thank the House of Hope Staff and residents who were a tremendous support during a difficult time.
Layton-Anderson Funeral Home is serving the family at 4210 W. Palmetto Street, Florence, SC 29501
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