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“I am so sorry to learn of Jeff's passing I worked for him at is Baltimore store and continued working with him when he moved it to Pennsylvania. ...Read More »
1 of 18 | Posted by: Cabretta Lyle - Baltimore, KS

“Jeff's leadership and courage was exactly what the industry needed. A pioneer and a good friend. The HMA was never the same without him and I...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Carlos Aguila - San Francisco, CA

“Jeff was not an ordinary man. He was a leader of unshakeable character. His influence and passion touched so many they could never be counted. I am...Read More »
3 of 18 | Posted by: Eric Coulombe - Montreal, Canada

“Jeff was such an exceptional person. The sun shown a little brighter and the stars glowed with more sparkle because Jeff touched our lives. ”
4 of 18 | Posted by: Bill Hawver - Los Angeles, CA

“My prayers are with you at the loss of your husband and father. I always enjoyed our times with Jeff at family gatherings. He always added humor...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Harold Lile - Durham, NC - Family

“My thoughts are with you all today! So glad we were able to share Thanksgiving together a couple of years ago. Praying for you all today.Amy Gilbert ”
6 of 18 | Posted by: Amy Gilbert - Greensboro, NC

“I am really sad to hear that we lost Jeff. He is a legend in the industry, a treasure trove of knowledge. It will be a long time before we recover...Read More »
7 of 18 | Posted by: Cameron L - Friend

“About Jeff In 1995, I started a non-profit and called it Institute of Simplified Hydroponics. At that time I was not accepted in the hydroponics...Read More »
8 of 18 | Posted by: Peggy Bradley - Fair Play,, MO

“Please accept my sincere sympathy with the untimely passing of Jeffrey J. Edwards, beloved husband, father and brother-in-law of my friend Pete...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Elaine Hildebrandt - Nathalie, VA

“So very sorry to hear of Jeff's passing. Even though we had only recently re-connected through LinkedIn, Jeff's influence so very many years ago...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Dave Johnston - Lorton, VA

“So sorry to hear of Jeffrey's untimely passing. I am a friend of Pete Geller who gave me the bad news. ”
11 of 18 | Posted by: Ken Hildebrandt - Nathalie, VA

“It was such a pleasure to reconnect with Jeff through Facebook so many years after high school and to see that he seemed to have the same wonderful...Read More »
12 of 18 | Posted by: Karen Edwards - Woodbridge, VA

“Jeff....bro I'm still in shock! We were just trading FB messages a couple of day's before this tragic loss. You, being true to who you are, had...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Don Dunnuck - Alexandria, VA

“Jeff, I was so blessed when I met you and fell in love with you 34 years ago. Such a wonderful man with a good heart.You were my best friend and...Read More »
14 of 18 | Posted by: Kathryn Edwards - York, PA

“I'm so sorry for this sudden and unexpected loss of Jeff! I know you will miss him. - Jenny ”
15 of 18 | Posted by: Jennifer Calloway - Raleigh, NC

“Oh Dad..I miss you so much. What I wouldn't give for one more conversation. I hope you're resting peacefully. You deserve it. ❤ ”
16 of 18 | Posted by: Jessica Edwards - York, PA

“You left us too soon. We will miss you Jeff! ”
17 of 18 | Posted by: Peter Geller - York, PA - Family

“My heart is with you! Praying you cherish the memories he's left you with and find peace. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Jessica Shelley - Felton, PA

Jeffrey J. Edwards, beloved husband and father died on Monday, October 24, 2016 at Memorial Hospital at the age of 57. He was the husband of Kathryn A. (Geller) Edwards whom he married on September 22, 1984, celebrating 32 years of marriage. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana on December 13, 1958.
Jeffrey was the son of Commander Joe Duke (USN, Ret) and his wife Dorothy. With his family he traveled the world experiencing life in other countries which greatly influenced his desire to reach out to others. He attended Thomas A. Edison High School in VA. In 1988 he founded Home Harvest Garden Supply in partnership with a friend. His entrepreneurial spirit led him to design and create a website for the business which evolved into his life's work. His immense passion for alternative gardening and hydroponics made him a figurehead in the industry and therefore was sought out by many from all around the world for his knowledge and experience. Over the years he'd maintained his friendships while continuously cultivating new ones. His favorite pastime was spending time with friends and family over a good meal with great conversation.
In addition to his wife Kathryn, he is survived by his daughter Jessica and her significant other David Etter; son, Erik; brother, Gregory and his wife Margaret; their children Martin and Rebecca; brother in-law Peter R. Geller; great uncle Gary Edwards; and extended family.
There will be no viewing. Cremation will take place with Burg Funeral Home, Inc., 134 W. Broadway, Red Lion. Family and friends may extend their condolences on Saturday, November 5, 2016 at the visitation from 2-3 pm, and the memorial service to honor Jeffrey will take place from 3-4 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the non-profit organization NORML.
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