Mr. Carl Edward Edenfield, 71, of Apple Valley, California passed from this life peacefully with his loving wife at his side. He was born on January 22, 1946 in Jackson County, Florida to the late Mack and Dosha (Dudley) Edenfield.
Carl was a resident of Virginia Beach, Virginia for many years before moving to Apple Valley, California in 2016. He was a United States Navy veteran serving in the Vietnam Conflict. After his graduation from Grand Ridge High School in 1964 he joined the United States Navy and began his dedicated work for our country. During this time, he served tours of duty on the US Coral Sea, US Kennedy, US Eisenhower and US Saratoga with Squadrons VF151, VF32, VF143, and VF121. After twenty-four and a half years of dedication to the US Navy, he retired on August 25, 1988.
He is preceded in death by five brothers; Raymond, Howard, Bull, Donald and Lee Edenfield; five sisters, Irene Mumford, Voncile Parker, Laverne Edenfield, Cawien Wilson and Gwen Blocker; and his mother in law Laura Maucieri.
Carl is survived by his loving wife of 48 years, Dusty Lee Edenfield; two sons, Michael Edward Edenfield and wife Lynn of Virginia Beach, VA and Brent Allen Edenfield and Morgan of Worcester, MA; four grandchildren Zachery Dove-Brown, Brandon Edenfield, Marley Edenfield and Olivia Edenfield all of Virginia Beach, VA; one brother, Ronald Edenfield and wife Doris of Grand Ridge, FL; two sisters, Maxine Morris and husband “Pug” of Cottondale, FL and Ima Jean Banks and husband Billy of Grand Ridge, FL; a special sister in law Nancy Tracy of Apple Valley, CA and many nieces and nephews.
Arrangements to be announced at a later date.
Lanier-Andler Funeral Home of Sneads is in charge of arrangements.