Edward Jarvis
October 27, 1950 - September 10, 2023

Edward Lee Jarvis, better known as Ed, peacefully passed away on September 10, 2023, in Jacksonville, North Carolina. He was born on October 27, 1950, in Sneads Ferry, North Carolina. Ed was 72 years old at the time of his passing.

Ed led a fulfilling life, dedicating himself to serving and protecting others. He proudly served in the US Army and later worked as a Detective for the Wilmington Sheriff’s Office where he retired from. Ed’s Christian faith played an important role in his life. His commitment to upholding justice and ensuring the safety of his community was unwavering. He found solace and strength in his beliefs, which guided him through both joyous and challenging times.

He is survived by three children, numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Ed is also survived by his sister, Jane Jones, and her husband Cliff, as well as his brother, Bobby Jarvis, and his wife Kathy. Although his absence is deeply felt, his memory will forever live on in the hearts of those who loved him.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Paula Taylor Jarvis; father, Lee Ward Jarvis; mother, Nancy Howard Jarvis; sister, Betty Ann Richardson; and his brother, Billy Jarvis.

Ed will be remembered for his dedication, strength, and unwavering sense of duty. He touched the lives of many throughout his lifetime, leaving an indelible mark on those who had the privilege of knowing him. His memory will forever be treasured, and his presence will be greatly missed.

A memorial service will be held at a later date and announced by the family.

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Coastal Cremations of Jacksonville is serving the family.

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