Edwin Satterwhite


The Rev. Edwin Howard Satterwhite, 93, beloved husband of Agnes Estelle Flippo Satterwhite, passed away at his home surrounded by family Wednesday, July 21, 2021. He had recently moved to Parksley from Fredericksburg, Va.

Born Jan. 16, 1928, in Beaverdam, Va., he was the son of the late Maurice Ceamon Satterwhite and the late Grace Spicer Satterwhite. After graduating from C.T. Smith High School, Mr. Satterwhite served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He later received the call to ministry, and in preparation, attained a bachelor’s degree from Scarritt College and Doctor of Divinity from Drew University. He retired from the Virginia Conference of the United Methodist Church after faithfully serving many churches and parishioners throughout his career. Mr. Satterwhite enjoyed woodworking, repairing and collecting antique furniture, reading, and was a lover of gospel music. He was also an avid sports fan and favored the Atlanta Braves and the Washington Football Team.

In addition to his loving wife, survivors include his three children, Brian Satterwhite and wife, Anita, of Bloxom, Darryl Satterwhite and wife, Maureen, of Raleigh, N.C., and Sue S. Unger and husband, Don, of Richmond; six grandchildren, Barry Satterwhite (Shannon), of Bloxom, Bruce Satterwhite (Kim), of Bloxom, Amanda Chandler (Canaan), of Rock Hill, S.C., Allison Satterwhite (Chris), of Rock Hill, Adam Unger (Rachael), of Richmond, and Aaron Unger (Nicole), of Chester, Va.; and six great-grandchildren, Madison Satterwhite, Cole, Carson, and Cailyn Chandler, and Spencer and Sean Unger.

Funeral services were conducted from the chapel at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Fredericksburg, Va., Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Jack Bailey and the Rev. Will Sloan officiating.

Memorial donations may be made to Occohannock on the Bay, 9403 Camp Lane, Belle Haven, VA 23306, Eastern Shore Public Library Foundation, P.O. Box 554, Accomac, VA 23301, or to Hopewell United Methodist Church, 12018 Guinea Drive, Woodford, VA 22580.

Memory tributes may be shared with the family at www.williamsfuneralhomes.com

Arrangements are by the Williams-Parksley Funeral Home.

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