Yanquai M. Edwards

August 23, 2021


With much love spread and many memories shared, our beloved accepted his angel's invitation into the kingdom on Monday, August 23, 2021 in Trenton, New 
Jersey. As a result, our hearts are less bright but we know the heavens are filled with extra doses of love, joy, peace and laughter. 

Yanquai Marlik Edwards, born July 30, 1996 in Trenton. New Jersey to Monique Edwards and Yanquai Bland. He was a lifelong Trenton resident. 

Quai was educated in the Trenton public school system. where he attended Tren­ton Central High School. He was employed as a stock person at Shop-Rite. He was also worked for Homasote. 

In his leisure time. Quai loved playing his games and going to Parx Casino. He also had a passion for football, Yanquai was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan. 

He was predeceased by his grandfather Sudol Edwards (paternal), Kimberly Rhodes (maternal); his aunt Andrea Bland. 

Quai's memory will be cherished and forever remembered by his mother Monique Edwards; his father and stepmother Yanquai and Ama Bland; his son K yan Edwards; his sisters Tajzhana Edwards, Zy'airah Edwards and Ayana Bland; his brother Gavin Bland; his girlfriend and mother to his child Keturah Davis; niece Kaelyn Stevens; grandmother Mary Ann Edwards; his special people Khajira McCallum. Naszaire "Turtle" Monyoulhaye, Jahmir Laws, Nejay Monyoulhaye. Marteika Tillery (godsister); Kifee Dillard. Zaire Leary, Catera Edwards, JamiII Thomas. Kasjana Green, Kavon Green, Kimmie Saunders, Jonquay Bowen. Andre Edwards. Tyquie Edwards and Gemerre Edwards; a host of cousins, other relatives and other friends. 

Funeral service will be 1pm Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Hughes Funeral Home, 324 Bellevue Ave., Trenton, NJ 08618. Calling hour will be 12pm until the time of service. Interment will be at Ewing Cemetery, Ewing, NJ

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 Service Program


September 2, 2021

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618

Funeral Service
September 2, 2021

1:00 PM
Hughes Funeral Home
324 Bellevue Ave, Trenton
Trenton, NJ 08618


Ewing Cemetery
78 Scotch Rd
Ewing, NJ 08628

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