The Newnan Times-Herald


Edward Lee Canada

  • By The Newnan Times-Herald
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  • Apr. 17, 2018 - 4:12 PM

Edward Lee Canada, 47, passed away Monday, April 16, 2018, at his home in Newnan surrounded by family.

Edward was born October 17, 1970 in Newnan.

Edward had a great passion for life and adventure. He had the opportunity to travel to Ireland four times in his life. He spent a little time working at the Newnan Feed and Seed Store and while there he became very knowledgeable of plants and gardening. Edward also found great joy in stamp collecting, woodworking, hiking, camping and astronomy. Nothing was more important to him than the time he spent with his family.

Edward was the oldest grandchild of Eugene and Mildred Crunkleton. He is survived by his loving wife, Rebecca Whatley Canada of Newnan; father, Roger Lee Canada and his wife Carolyn of Senoia; mother, Deborah Crunkleton Steele of  Seminole, Fla.; daughter, Char Leigh Roberts of Atlanta; brother, Brandon Hunter Steele of Seminole, Fla.; sister, Amanda Cathleen Steele and her husband Benjamin Rossington of Seminole, Fla.; aunt Martha Crunkleton of Virginia Beach, Va.; aunt and uncle, Tony and Darlene Crunkleton of Turin, Ga.; aunt and uncle, Eileen and Jim O’Connell of Newnan.

The visitation for Edward is Thursday, April 19, 2018, from 6- 8 p.m. at McKoon Funeral Home, 38 Jackson Street, in Newnan.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made in Edward’s name to Georgia State Parks online at

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

McKoon Funeral Home & Crematory, 770-253-4580.