Michael Edwards

April 12, 1965 - March 22, 2017
Grand Rapids, MI



Friday, March 24, 2017
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
Heritage Life Story Funeral Homes
Van't Hof Chapel
851 Leonard St., N.W.
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 459-6137
Driving Directions

Monday, March 27, 2017
10:00 AM to 11:00 AM EDT
Zion Baptist Church
1706 Richmond St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504


Monday, March 27, 2017
11:00 AM EDT
Zion Baptist Church
1706 Richmond St. NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504
(616) 791-9626


At the family's request memorial contributions are to be made to those listed below. Please forward payment directly to the memorial of your choice.

Trinitarian Bible Society
927 Alpine Commerce Park NW #100
Grand Rapids, MI 49544
(616) 735-3695
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Life Story / Obituary


Mr. Michael D. Edwards aged 51 of Grand Rapids, formerly of Southern California, passed away on March 22, 2017 after a 27 year battle with ALS. He is survived by his mother, Marianne Edwards; father, Virgil Facciani; sister, Lisa (Graeme Marsh) Facciani; brother, Anthony Edwards; and Pastor J.K. Stehouwer and friends at Zion Baptist Church. Prior to ALS Michael was a talented athlete and later and active volunteer at Trinitarian Bible Society. Friends may visit with Michael’s family from 7-9 PM on Friday, March 24, 2017 at Heritage Life Story Funeral Home, 851 Leonard St. NW and on Monday for one hour prior to the service at church. The Funeral Service will be held at 11 AM on Monday, March 27, 2017 at Zion Baptist Church, 1706 Richmond St. NW. Interment in Fairplains Cemetery. Contributions in his memory may be made to Trinitarian Bible Society. Please visit www.lifestorynet.com to archive a memory, photo, or sign the guestbook.