Mr. Charlie Franklin Graves, 67, passed away Thursday morning, June 29, 2017, at his home. Born September 3, 1949, Charlie was the son of Curtis Ray and Ruby May Graves and lived most of his life in the Maury Community. He was a graduate of Greene Central High School and had retired from the former Collins and Aikman in Farmville where he worked for 36 years. Charlie was a member of Ballard’s Community Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his siblings, Audrey G. Wooten, Herbert Graves, Edgar Ray Graves and Gene Curtis Graves; and granddaughter, Amber Avery.
His surviving family includes his wife of 49 years, Mary Dail Graves; daughter, Wendy Graves Avery and husband, Henry of Farmville; grandchildren, Nicholas Avery and Elizabeth Avery, both of Farmville; and sister, Joan Graves Joyner of Kinston.
Funeral Services will be held 3 PM Saturday, July 1, at the chapel of Taylor-Tyson Funeral Service with the Reverend Brad Donaldson officiating. Interment will follow at the Snow Hill Cemetery.
The family will receive friends on Saturday one hour prior to the service and other times at the Graves residence. Flowers are welcome or memorials may be made to Ballard’s Community Baptist Church, 3545 Ballard’s Crossroads Road, Greenville, NC 27834. Online condolences at www.taylor-tyson.com
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So sorry for your loss. He will really be missed as a husband and father. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Submitted by Andree Blanchard on Jul 1 2017 03:27:21 PM
Sorry for your loss. When I would meet Charlie down the road he would always throw his hand up or if I passed by the house he would always wave. He will be missed!
Submitted by Terry Forbes on Jun 30 2017 09:45:34 PM
Charlie will truly be missed. Mary and Wendy bless you both. May the Lord be with you and your family.
Submitted by Johnny and Gloria Batts on Jun 30 2017 02:33:52 AM
Wendy/Mary. So sorry for your loss. Charlie will be remembered forever.We love you all and our Prayers are with you.You both did all you could so you are so special. Praying God will give you peace in the coming days.
Submitted by Phyllis &Freddy Wainwright on Jun 29 2017 09:53:22 PM
Oh Mary, we are so sorry to hear about Charlie. Our sincerest sympathy for you and Wendy. We love you and will be praying for you and your family. Dennis and Katie
Submitted by Dennis and Katie Curtis on Jun 29 2017 09:14:02 PM
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So very sorry for your loss, my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
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