Antony "Tony" Strader Edge, 35, of Atlanta, went home to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on March 23, 2010. He is survived by his wife, Mary Melissa Edge, mother and step-father Victoria and Mark Schutter, father and step-mother Robert and Nancy Edge, sister and brother-in-law Kimberly and Robert Frantz, sister Candice Schutter, niece and nephew Haley and Caden Frantz, and many aunts, uncles, cousins and close friends. Tony was well known for his strong faith, deep love for his wife and family, constant encouragement to all he knew, and his passion to live life to the fullest. A private service will be held on Sunday, March 28th, at Wages and Sons Funeral Home, 1040 Main Street, Stone Mountain, Ga, at 4 p.m., preceded by visitation from 2 to 4 p.m Casual attire. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to City of Refuge, 1300 Joseph E Boone Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30314,; or Rayo De Sol, 3775 Cobb International Blvd, Kennesaw, GA 30152,

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  1. Melissa – you have been in my thoughts and prayers this week and will continue to be in the weeks and months to come. I am so sorry for your loss.

  2. Melissa & Family,

    You all have been on my heart since Wednesday morning. There are no words to express the magnitude of the loss of Tony or fix any of this. I am so sorry, and want you to know that you have a stong prayer base with my friends and church family here in Columbia, SC for now the future road. Praying for comfort, rest and peace for you all.

    Erin Kay

  3. You are much loved and will be missed terribly. So hard to understand. But either we truly believe God has everything in control or we don’t. God bless all those touched by your life. Love…

  4. Melissa & Family,
    Tony will be so missed by so many. He was such an amazing person, so full of life and energy, so confident, knew what he wanted and went for it. I have such fond memories working with you and Tony. I am so sorry for your loss. With deepest sympathy. – Joan

  5. Dear Robert, Nancy, Kim and Melissa and all of the family,
    You are in my prayers and thoughts. I can not begin to understand your pain and grief. Sometimes God’s mercy is too severe for our fragile hearts. Toni was a beautiful man. I recently found an old photogragh of Kim and Toni holding a puppy. He had a contagious smile.

  6. Robert and Nancy, my heart goes out to you in your loss. Tony was so full of life and faith. I know you will miss him greatly. But, soon we’ll be there rejoicing with him. May God bathe you and your family in Peace that surpasses all understanding. Love, Jean

  7. Dear Melissa and family,

    It is with sorrow in our hearts that we write this note. We first met Tony when he was 15 years old. Our son Brian brought Tony home one night to hang out and that was the beginning of a wonderful relationship for all of us. Tony always lit up a room with his charm and effervescent personality. As we watched Tony through the years, we new he was a special young man. Tony lived his life honestly, faithfully, lovingly and completely
    and treated all with respect. We feel blessed to have had the privilege of knowing and loving Tony.

    With heartfelt condolences,

    Linda and Rick Stimson

  8. Melissa, there are no words that express my sorrow. May our God give you the strength and faith to carry you on. Please know that I keep you in my prayers. With love, Sandra

  9. It has been a pleasure to know and work with Tony. Truly being one of the nicest people I’ve known, he will be missed. My thoughts and prayers are with his wife and family.

  10. Melissa,
    I am so sorry for your loss and that I could not be there today. Please let me know if I can do anything for you. I pray for you through out the day and know that God will keep you and Tony’s family in his arms.

  11. Melissa and family, I was overwhelmed by the outpouring of love I saw and heard at the funeral today. I am praying for you and know that God’s love revealed by His Spirit and through family and friends will help bring healing to your hearts. I wish I could have known Tony well and know you are so glad he was and will be part of your life both here and hereafter.

    Dave Lewis
    Director of Care Network

  12. Melissa,

    You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

    Your friends at the Kings Bay Campus,
    Bob North
    Leslie Corbitt
    Alecia Webb
    April Leggett

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