May 11, 1947 - November 23, 2021
Edward L. Cardwell, age 74, of Bristol, TN gained his heavenly wings and left his home on this earth on Tuesday, November 23, 2021. While on this earth, “Eddie” as he was known by family and friends, was also known as a “Jack of all Trades.” He was so gifted. He drove 18 wheelers, installed swimming pools, worked on a farm, built cabinets, worked for Burlington Mills, a great mechanic and his last years he enjoyed making cars, trucks, jewelry boxes and shelves, anything to do with wood as a favorite past time. Eddie was preceded in death by his wife, whom he loved dearly, Janice Cardwell; his father, William Edward Cardwell and an infant son, Edward Lynn Cardwell, Jr. Left behind to cherish his life and so many memories are his mother, Nancy Cardwell Mays, sister, Sandy Cardwell Mitchell; daughter, he thought the world of, Alicia Cardwell Elam and husband, Tommy; grandson, T.J. Elam and wife, Zela; special step-son, David Huggard; special step-daughter, Katie Walsh; a niece he called “his girl” Kristi Sharpe and fiancé’, Jimmy Barker; two nephews, Tray Wayne Sharpe and Trevor Lynn Sharpe and wife, Racheal; many aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and friends too numerous to mention and step-family. The family would like to give a special heartwarming thanks to Aunt Ruth Jackson and Susan Canter, if not for them during this sad time, the family would have crumbled. A very special thank you to Kristi Sharpe “Eddie’s Girl” and her fiancé’, Jimmy Barker who helped take care of his mom and they were with him during his final hours. Due to covid, services will be private. Condolences and memories may be left for the family at akardfuneralhome.com Akard Funeral Home, (423) 989-4800 is honored to be serving the Cardwell family.
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