Welcome to the memorial page for

Edward Baisden

September 9, 1952 ~ November 28, 2017 (age 65)

A homegoing celebration for Mr. Edward Louis Baisden who passed away on Tuesday, November 28, 2017 will be held on Saturday, December 9th, 11:00a.m., New Hope M.B. Church, 3005 E. Ellicott Street, Pastor Larry J. Mouton, Jr. officiating. The interment will be in Rest Haven Memorial Park Cemetery. Edward "Louis" Baisden, was born on September 9, 1952 to Mr. and Mrs. Ulysses Harold Sr. and Gladys Singleton Baisden, in Tampa, FL. He was educated in the public schools of Hillsborough County. Mr. Baisden worked at Paul J. Sierra Construction company for several years as a supervisor. Mr. Baisden had a passion and worked as a carpenter by trade throughout the Tampa Bay Area. He was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. He was preceded in death by his parents, Ulysses Harold, Sr. and Gladys Singleton Baisden; grandparents, Ed and Rosa Singleton; sisters, Eartha Ulysses Goudy and Luvenia Singleton Savage; brother, Ulysses "Harold" Baisden, Jr. Edward leaves to cherish memories of him: his companion of 20 years, Dianne Stephens; step-daughter, Marnita Stephens, both of Tampa, FL., sisters, Gladys Shavers of Tampa, FL, Christine “Sarah” Sims of Tallahassee, FL; a devoted sister, Alice B. Brown and devoted brother-in-law Ernest Brown, of Tampa, FL; brother, Benjamin Baisden of Tampa, FL; nieces, Felecia Hall of Tampa, FL, Helena Sims of Miami, FL, Master Sergeant Veronica Sims of Hope Mills, NC, Cliffette Baisden of St. Petersburg, FL, Vanessa (Damon)  McDonald of Tampa, FL; a devoted and loving niece, Catina Smith and devoted nephew-in-law Terrence Smith, of Tampa, FL; nephews, Nathaniel (Heidi) Sims, Brian Bentley, Bernard McCloud, Jr., Theron Shavers, Jr., Benjamin Baisden, Jr., Lamar Baisden, all of Tampa, FL, Quicey Baisden of Orange, TX, Ulysses Baisden of Carencro, LA, Trent Baisden, Terrence Baisden of Tampa, FL; 4 loving cousins, Calvin Jones of Hardeeville, SC, Robert Jones of Port Wentworth, GA, Tommie Jones of Hinesville, GA, Benjamin Jones of St. Matthews, SC; his companion's mother, Mary Gaston; companion's sister, Gloria Brown; friend, Cynthia Childs, godson, La'Juan Bethune, all of Tampa, FL; and a host of other loving nieces, nephews, great nieces, great nephews, cousins, family and friends. The visitation will be held on Friday, December 8th from 5 to 8 p.m. The family will receive friends from 6 to 7 p.m. The family and friends are asked to meet at the church on Saturday for the service. 

 Service Information

December 8, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Aikens Funeral Home Chapel
2708 E Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd
Tampa, Florida 33610

Funeral Service
December 9, 2017

11:00 AM
New Hope M.B. Church
3005 E. Ellicott Street
Tampa, FL 33610

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