After a hard fought battle, it is with broken hearts, the family of Carl Glyn Chavis announces his transition from this life to the next. On May 3, 2023 he passed peacefully surrounded by his devoted family in his home.
A Homegoing service will be at 3:00 pm, Monday May 8, 2023 at Oak Grove Baptist Church in Laurinburg, NC. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Sunday May 7, 2023 at Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and Crematorium in Laurinburg, NC from 6-8 pm.
Born April 6, 1937 in Scotland County to the late Smiley and Roxie Chavis, Carl was the oldest of 14 children. He will be remembered as a tough man with a tender heart, who never met a stranger.
He is survived by his devoted wife of 57 years, Rebecca Ward Chavis; and their children, Angie Chavis Cummings (Kendall), Martiza Chavis Ransom (Kevin), and Carl Glynn Chavis, Jr. (Misty). He was a loving brother to Randy Chavis, Joyce Bauguess, Vonnie Lockman, Geraldine McGirt, Ola Cunningham, Peggy VanFleet, Janice Jones, Elease Zammit, Kaye Webb, and Carmen Sims. He was a proud Papaw to nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Martin, Louie, and Ronnie; and grandson, Joshua McVicker.
The family will receive friends at the home 13100 McFarland Road, Laurel Hill, NC.
Bumgarner Family Funeral Service and Crematorium is assisting the Chavis Family.
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