Louis Edward Epps



Louis “Edward” Epps, age 68 of Maxton passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018.

Funeral services will be at 3:00 p.m. on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at the Union Light Baptist Church with burial following in the Epps Family Cemetery.

Edward, a son of the late Mathew William Epps and Dora Lee Branch Epps was born November 6, 1949 in Maxton, North Carolina. He loved his work as a farmer and logger retiring after many years of service. He served as a faithful member of the Union Light Baptist Church. He enjoyed fishing with his son, Bryan and loved sharing time with his entire family. Edward dedicated his life to helping others who were in need.

Along with his parents, he is preceded in death by brothers, Graham Epps and Mark Epps.

Edward is survived by his sons, Bryan Epps (Kelah) of Laurinburg and William Everette Epps (Sarah) of Maxton; brothers, Clyde Epps (Estelle) of Maxton, Varsie Epps (Carolyn) of Red Springs, Joseph “Ike” Epps (Deborah) of Maxton, Lucius “Porkey” Epps (Vera) of Maxton; sisters, Arletha Epps and Ruby Clark both of Maxton, Betty Johnson of Laurinburg, Hattie Beck (Lacy) of Hamlet, Zelma Scott, Lillian Hoback (Kelly), Geraldine Epps, Connie Caulder, Sadie Duke (Donald) all of Maxton and Doretha Epps of Ocean Isle Beach; his grandchildren, Taylor Epps and Shakelah Locklear; step grandchildren, Ziland Scott, Kristine Emanuel, Danala Kay Locklear; his many nieces, nephews and a host of loving family and friends.

Visitation will be from 7:00 until 9:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 23rd at Union Light Baptist Church.