Keith Edwards

Published 4:45 pm Friday, November 16, 2018

Keith Edwards, 73, of Elizabethton, Tenn., passed away on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, at Life Care Center of Elizabethton. Keith was born in Wellington, England to Eric Edwin Edwards and Prillicent Ellen Fenn Edwards, both of England. He was preceded in death by his wife of 18 years, Kathryn Jane Dugger Edwards, and a special friend, Detective Trent Harris.
Keith was a retired Detective for the British West Mercia Constabulary. He was a wonderful friend and was a spousal member of the Elizabethton Elks Lodge. He enjoyed woodworking as a pastime and was Captain of the Sloppy Dart Team — which included his friends, Mike Hill, Dustin Potter, Roger Sheets, Mike Hardin, Brady Williams, Matt Taylor and the late Bill Linebaugh. Keith was also a member of the Moose Lodge, where he was on the Ritual Team.
Those left to cherish his memory, in addition to his parents, include a sister, Susan Gleeson; his mother-in-law, Jane Dugger of Elizabethton; his brother-in-law, Mark Dugger and wife Vickie of Elizabethton; his nephew, Brett Bourle of Elizabethton; a dear friend, Jeffrey Miller of Elizabethton; members of the morning coffee gatherings at Lingerfelt’s; and special friends, Brady Williams of Elizabethton, Les McCorory and Geoffery Slate, of England, Jeri Sue Bowers, Ted and Patty Fields and Patty Harris.
A gathering of remembrance for Keith Edwards will be conducted at 7 p.m. Wednesday, November 21, in the Chapel of Peace of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton, with Rev. Raymond Amos Sr. officiating. The family will receive friends in the funeral home chapel from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, prior to the service. The family would like to especially thank the doctors and staff of Life Care Center of Elizabethton for the wonderful care shown to Keith during his illness. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to the Carter County Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 134, Elizabethton, TN 37644. Online condolences may be shared with the family on our website,
Mr. Edwards and his family are in the care of Tetrick Funeral Home, Elizabethton. Office: (423) 542-2232. Service Information Line: (423) 543-4917.

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