John Davis "JD" Edwards, 77, formerly of Chattanooga, went to be with the Lord and his beloved wife Gloria, of 56 years, on Monday, April 7, 2014, in Simpsonville, S.C. He was preceded in death by his parents, James and Lottie Edwards; brother, Milton and sister, L. Mary Edwards Smith. He was a Howard High School graduate. He retired from the United States Air Force after 20 years of service and continued to reside in Fort Wayne, Indiana, his last duty station. He was a State Farm Agent for a number of years. He and Gloria loved fishing and traveled extensively. Survivors include two daughters, Deborah (caregiver), of Greenville, S.C., and Monique, of Los Angeles, Calif.; brothers, Charles (Joyce), of Chattanooga, Ronald (Clara) and sister, Sherine (James) Bryant, of Ringgold, Ga.; other aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. A Memorial Service will be held in Fort Wayne, Indiana at a later date.