Personal Service, Peace of Mind, Pleasant Memories

Derek Andre' Edwards

11/07/1984 - 01/01/2018

Viewing Information

A viewing will be held, Sunday, January 14, 2018 at Metropolitan Funeral Service, Granby Street.

Service Information

WATCH FUNERAL LIVE ONLINE..A funeral service will be held, 2pm, Monday, January 15, 2018
Metropolitan Funeral Service, Granby Chapel
7246 Granby Street Norfolk VA

Interment Information

Calvary Cemetery
1600 St. Julian Avenue Norfolk VA

On Monday January 1, 2018 Derek Andre’ Edwards ”Dre 4” received his wings he was preceded in death by his father, Derek Andre’ Vinnie and Peggy Vinnie; Julia Mae Edwards, Junius T. Edwards and Willie Vinnie. In the morning of November 17, 1984 a super star/ comedian was born to Sharon Edwards and Derek Vinnie. Dre 4 leaves to mourn his mother Sharon Edwards; daughter, De’Aisjah; step daughter, Junajah Somerville his sister, Renita Edwards; brother, Junius D. Edwards; aunts, Cynthia and Lori Edwards; uncles, Ronald and Craig Edwards; aunt, Darline Boyd; great grandmother, Gladys Wallace and a host of nieces, nephews, best friends, Randy Cherry and Aron Shorter; special friend and child’s mother, Quenella Somerville. At the age of 5 Dre was a student of Norfolk Public Schools. Dre the superstar could go in any room and shine. He could bring joy and laughter to anyone and any type of situation. Dre was an uplifting child who loved raging and singing. He was very proud of his rap group Molly Gang also known as MG. Dre lived a full life, he did everything he loved to do. He loved laughing and enjoying his family. He will be remembered for his smile and love for his family. Especially, his nieces and nephews.

Tyrell Smith I love you brother. In due time we all will see each other again. Until then I will remove the fake as you like and do something in life we can all be proud of. MG
Posted: 1/16/2018
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Big Ham Gon miss u Blood fly high n da east 4 all of us down here & keep wat3h ova ur moms & otha loved 1's
Posted: 1/15/2018
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Antionette ward kersey You will be miss love you
Posted: 1/15/2018
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Nadene Chambers Fly high among the angels gonna miss you my friend and our corner conversation lol
Posted: 1/15/2018
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Nard Jones Rest easy bro love you always homie
Posted: 1/15/2018
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Kadeem Brooks Rest in Heaven Dre. You will never be forgotten. ~Kadeem
Posted: 1/15/2018
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Tamara Somerville I love you Uncle DreDre you will be truly missed 🤞😇💕💋
Posted: 1/15/2018
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Wylean JENKINS Praying for the family!
Posted: 1/15/2018
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Tasha White I'm so lost for words I just talked to him I was before his life was taken I don't know how to deal with this I just buried my uncle 5 months ago and now I'm marrying my cousin same day different month this is very hard for me and my family my condolences go out to his mother sister daughter and any other relatives that that love to he was a very smart man funny I just can't believe down rest in peace Andre
Posted: 1/14/2018
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Lisa Rawlings This hit hard I'm so used to seeing you come in the store or my lil MAMA saying hey Dre ma is that Dre and you would stop and talk and play with her AIM I been KNOWING you foe to long and it's like a dream not seeing you smile and joking they took one of the real ones but you will live on in everyone who you touched Rest Easy Up There and watch over us my prayers are with the family.
Posted: 1/11/2018
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Nicole I'm truly sorry for your loss of your loved one. While death brings many tears and pain God is near those who are broken hearted, Psalm 34:18. May prayer and many hugs and caring thoughts comfort you, Psalm 65:2
Posted: 1/11/2018
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Anthony Ralph Man you was a good dude with good nature and funny I might add to that. Rest well Dre lil homie. You will be truly missed by many. My condolences goes out to the Edwards family.
Posted: 1/10/2018
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Magen Edwards (cousin) I remember when dre and I had a heart to heart about my brother Terrence Edwards he said man I have to reach out to my cousin my brother loved him very much .he was such an amazing Person with a good heart very funny and he had so much life in him we love you cousin Derek Andre edwards R.I.p
Posted: 1/9/2018
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