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Mr. Edward Jaudon Diggs

November 3, 1944 ~ August 23, 2021 (age 76)

Obituary

Mr. Edward Jaudon Diggs, 76 years old, formally of Ridgeland, South Carolina, passed away on Monday, August 23, 2021 in Texas. He graduated  Jasper  High  School  in  1963  where he  excelled in many  subjects,  but his  true  love was  math.  Mr. Diggs also played the trumpet and most brilliantly.   He would also meet the love of his life Eldora Margie Bright-Diggs.   He  entered  the Air Force right  after  graduating  and  was  stationed  in  San Juan,  Puerto Rico Air Force  –  While  based  in San Juan  Mr. Diggs  continued  to  court  his  wife to  be and  even  pursued collegiate endeavors  in  the areas  of science  and  math,  two  of  his  favorite  subjects.  Once  his  initial time  in  the  Air  Force was  complete,  he  proposed  to his  high school  sweetheart.  On October 29, 1967, they were married in Ridgeland, South Carolina.  After getting married Mr. Diggs and Mrs.  Margie (Eldora) moved to New York, New York.  

 Mr. Diggs  also  came  into  ministry, as  he  had  always  had a  connection  with  the Lord  and  with  Mrs. Margie as  his  loving  and  supportive  wife  he  would  gently  pursue  this  through the  rest of  his  life.    The  family  moved  back  to  Ridgeland  where he worked  in  insurance  for  a  time.  Mr. Diggs,

retired in 2012, it gave  him  more  time  to  spend with  his  beloved  wife  and  to  do  some traveling  with  her  before her  passing  in  2013. As  a  widower, he would  come to  do  some traveling  and  see one of  his  daughters  move cross  country  and  see his other daughter become an  entrepreneur.   He would  remarry  Ada  Kinlaw  and  they  would be married  for 5  years  until  his  passing.

 

Mr. Diggs  leaves  these  souls  to cherish  and  uphold his  legacy  of  Godly  love  and wisdom  to  his children  Yvette  M.  Diggs, Shalome M.  Stein, Aydan E. G.  Diggs (grandson), James Stein (son in law), Christipher Miller (son in law), His loving wife; Ada K. Diggs, Four Step-Children; Eureka (Benjamin) Fields, Robert Kinlaw, Ezretta Singleton and Trendella James, a host of his  step-Grandchildren, Brothers and Sisters (immediate maternal):  Mrs.  Sarah (Will) Yancey,  Mrs.  Joan (Ron) Gillard, Mr. Stephen Spann, Mrs.  Carol (John) O’Neal, Mr. Michael (Kathy) Spann, Mrs.  Delores Mungin, Brother and Sister in laws; Earnest Bright, Mary Bright and Wilma Bright. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends and relatives.   

 

A Walk-Thru will be held on Tuesday, August 31, 2021 at Bostick Funeral Home Chapel in Ridgeland, South Carolina from 5-7 PM

Funeral Service will be held on Wednesday, September 01, 2021; 11:00 AM at Mount Carmel Missionary Baptist Center in Ridgeland, South Carolina

Burial will take place at Grahamville Cemetery in Ridgeland, South Carolina

 

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