Donald Leon Edwards, age 56, lifelong resident of Hoschton passed away Saturday, November 12, 2022. Survivors include his sons Todd Whitaker and Kyle Whitaker both of Cumming; daughter Kristi Steele of Gainesville; brothers Timothy Edwards of Maysville, Stacy Edwards of Lawrenceville; caregiver Jennifer Elmore; nephews Thomas “TJ” Edwards; Bryson “Spankey” Edwards; Nick Edwards; Nieces Samantha Edwards, Summer Edwards; great niece Berkley Edwards; 9 grandchildren; and a host of other relatives. Donald was preceded in death by his parents Donald and Glenda Edwards as well as his brother Thomas Edwards. A Memorial Service will be held 2:00 pm Saturday, November 19, 2022 at Mercy Baptist Church, 3796 Tanner Mill Road Gainesville, Ga., 30507. Officiating will be Rev. Roger Carlile. Interment cremation. Arrangements by Lawson Funeral Home 4532 Hwy 53 Hoschton, Ga., 30548. lawsonfuneralhome.org. 706-654-0966.