Horace Edwards Jr., endearingly known as "Slim," transitioned into eternal rest January 5, 2019 in Baton Rouge, LA. He was born in Los Angeles, CA to the late Eldora Packnett Small and Horace Edwards Sr. Horace spent most of his life in New Orleans LA, where he met and married his childhood sweetheart Ethel. Horace, a retired Systems Technician from AT&T, served in the U.S. Air Force and was honorably discharged in 1974. He received his bachelor of Science in Business Administration from Southern University in New Orleans. He leaves a host of family and friends to cherish his memories. He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Ethel Anderson Edwards, sons Horace M. Edwards Sr.(Yolanda), Ayandi J. Edwards (Monica), and daughter Cynetria E. Mason(Malcolm Jr.). He will be missed by 9 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, brother Stephen (Butch) Edwards, sisters Darlene Hill, Sheryl Johnson and Barbara A. Antoine, and loving in-laws. Relatives and friends are invited to attend A Celebration of Life on January 12, 2019, at 10:00 A. M. at Charbonnet- Labat-Glapion , 1615 St. Phillip St., New Orleans, LA 70116. Visitation begins at 9:00 A. M.