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Edgar William Jennings III

January 23, 1984 ~ November 19, 2019 (age 35)

Tribute

Mr. Edgar William Jennings III, age 35, of Fort Walton Beach, passed away on Tuesday, November 19, 2019.  Edgar was born on January 23, 1984 to Edgar William Jennings, Jr. and Linda Hickey Jennings in Little Rock, Arkansas. 

He attended Pryor Middle School and graduated from Choctawhatchee High School, where he played football.  He attended Oklahoma City Community College and had aspirations of becoming a video game designer.  Edgar was also a professional gamer, signed with Gamesharkz, and dreamed of winning the EA Sports Madden Championship.  He was an avid sports fan and particularly loved Notre Dame football, Atlanta Falcons, and Atlanta Braves. 

Edgar is survived by his parents, Edgar Jennings, Jr., and Linda Jennings; sister, Mechell Jennings; Daughter, Laila Jennings; Soulmate, Life Partner, & Spouse, Stacey Pendergrass; Stepson, Malachy Rhodes; Stepdaughters, Ellianna Rhodes and Olivia Pendergrass; Favorite Uncle, Byron Hickey; Aunt Sandra Hickey; and countless more aunts, uncles, cousins, friends, and extended family.  He will be remembered as a loving father, brother, son, wonderful partner in life, friend and uncle. 

He was free-spirited, full of love and had a smile that would light up a room.

A Funeral Service will be held on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 3:00 PM at Emerald Coast Funeral Home with Byron Hickey officiating.  The family will receive visitors 1 hour prior.  A Repass will be held in the Legacy Reception Center immediately following the Funeral Service.

To send flowers to Edgar's family, please visit our floral section.


Services

Gathering of Family and Friends
Monday
November 25, 2019

2:00 PM
Emerald Coast Funeral Home
161 Racetrack Road North West
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Funeral Service
Monday
November 25, 2019

3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Emerald Coast Funeral Home
161 Racetrack Road North West
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Reception
Monday
November 25, 2019

4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Emerald Coast Funeral Home
161 Racetrack Road North West
Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547

Please note
Reception and Repass to will be offered for friends and family to celebrate Edgar's life from 4:00 PM until 5:30 PM on Monday November 25, 2019 at Emerald Coast Funeral Home Legacy Center.