Edward Leroy Nead, Sr. age 81, of Lawrenceville, VA passed away February 28, 2019. Edward is the son of the late Bart and Hulda Nead and is preceded in death by a son, Nathan Scott Nead. He is survived by his loving wife, Nadine Nead; his son, Edward Nead, Jr. and wife Diana; his adopted son, Michael Lopresti; his granddaughter, Trisha Falcigno; and his brother, Robert Nead and wife Florence. Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 2, 2019 at Lawrenceville Baptist Church, Lawrenceville, VA. A graveside service will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Glen Haven Memorial Park, Glen Burnie, MD. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Lawrenceville Baptist Church, P.O. Box 64, Lawrenceville, VA 23868. Williams Funeral Home, Lawrenceville will be handling the arrangements.