Day: October 1, 2021

Body of Former Senator Edgar M. Iles to Lay in Repose at the Legislature

St. Croix—Senate President Donna Frett-Gregory announced today that the body of Former Senator Edgar M. Iles will lay in repose on Monday, October 4, 2021, at the Legislature on St. Croix. The former senator who was affectionately known as “Iles,” of Estate La Grange, Frederiksted, St. Croix, passed away at the age of 93. Former Senator Iles served as a four-term senator; was a Rotarian, a servant of the community, and a master of current and historical events.

The body of the former senator will lay in repose from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the St. Croix Legislative Building located at 3022 Golden Rock, Christiansted, St. Croix on Monday, October 4, 2021.

Members of the 34th Legislature along with the community may pay their last respects during the public viewing. The funeral service will be held 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 5, 2021, at the St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Frederiksted, St. Croix.

The public is asked to comply with the Covid-19 protocols established by the Legislature which include sanitizing upon entry, wearing a of face mask while on property and social distancing as we come together to pay our respects to an outstanding Virgin Islander.