It is with deep sorrow and heavy hearts that the David, Krua and the Sombai families announce the home going of our beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, cousin and friend, Mr. Edwin Ansumanah David. This sad event occurred on February 8, 2022, at Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts following a brief illness.
Edwin was a member of the Liberian Bar Association, a longtime security and law enforcement expert in the United States and Liberia. For many years, he worked for the Department of Juvenile Justice in New York City. In Liberia, He worked at the Ministry of Justice as Chairman of the Joint Security, Director of the Police Force of the Monrovia City Corporation, and in many other law enforcement areas in his native land.
Edwin is survived by his loving and devoted wife Joan Kura-David; Children: Bendu, Wonbeaker, Oliver, Eddie, Armah, James, Augustine, Boscoe, Christopher, Faith, Favor and Julia; and his brother, Roland Sombai; and his sisters, cousins, uncles and a host of other relatives and friends in Liberia and the United States. His father, Armah David, and mother, Bindu Sumo-David predeceased him.
Edwin’s remains will be buried on Saturday, March 5, 2022.
Funeral arrangements are as follow:
Wake and funeral services: Saturday, March 5th at 9 – 10 a.m. (Wake); 10 a.m. -12 p.m. (Funeral service) at International Community/Ziah Mission Baptist Church, 30 Gordon Street, Boston, MA 02134
Burial: Saturday, March 5th at 1 p.m.
Cemetery: Oak Lawn Cemetery 427 Cummins Hwy, Boston, MA
DUE TO THE COVID PANDEMIC, POTOCOLS, INCLUDING MASKING AND SOCIAL DISTANCING WILL BE ENFORCED.
In lieu of flowers, financial contributions to Edwin’s funeral arrangements can be sent to the following CashAp or Zell accounts:
Bank of America:
Routing number 011000138
Account number 466014851452
Joan Krua-David (Wife): 857 210 7842
Roland Sombai (Brother): 917 575 2901
Sando Moore (231777444466)