Alva “Andy” Edison Andrews, Jr., age 89, died Thursday at Kitty Askins Hospice Center. Born in Atlanta, Ga., he was the son of the late Alva Edison and Gladys Reaves Andrews. He was the husband of the late Ester Carol Dawson Andrews. A veteran of the United States Air Force, he was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church in Goldsboro. He was the owner and operator of Andy Andrews Oldsmobile-Nissan, Inc. of Goldsboro. Andy was active in his community, having served as a past president of the Goldsboro Chamber of Commerce and was a member of the Golden K Kiwanis Club. He enjoyed working in his yard and spending time in his hammock with his faithful canine companion, “Buddy”.
No formal services will be held at this time.
He is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Sharon & Donnie Lee; his daughter, Denise Andrews; sisters, Johnnie Davis and Caroline Sasser; grandchildren, Elliott Lee, Kristin Walsh & husband, Michael, Eric Lee & wife, Cindy, and Shayne Lee; great grandchildren, Ashlie Lee, Dustin Lee and Abby Lee.
Along with his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by two sisters.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial contributions be directed to Kitty Askins Hospice Center, 107 Handley Park Court, Goldsboro, NC 27534.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the Andrews family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com
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