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Franklin Boyd "F.B." Chavis

September 1, 1937 ~ April 10, 2019 (age 81)

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Wallace, SC 


          Mr. Franklin Boyd “F.B.” Chavis, age 81, entered into rest on Wednesday, April 10, 2019. Funeral Services will be 3:00 PM Friday, April 12, 2019 at True Gospel Emmanuel Holiness Church by Pastor Anthony Dial and Rev. James Croke with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will greet friends from 2:00 – 3:00 PM prior to the service at the church.


          Mr. Chavis was born September 1, 1937 in Wallace, SC a son of the late Frank Chavis and Mary Jane Grant Chavis. He was a retired painting contractor and a member of True Gospel Emmanuel Holiness Church. Mr. Chavis enjoyed fishing, woodworking and furniture restoration, and was an avid NASCAR fan.


          In addition to his parents, F.B. was also preceded in death by his beloved wife of 52 years, Kathryn Gayle Smith Chavis; brothers, Frank Chavis, Jr. and Elijah Chavis; and sisters, Vera Melton and Sarah Shaw.


          Survivors include his daughter, Jackie Chavis of Morrisville, NC; son, Chris (Sarah) Chavis of Cheraw, SC; grandchildren, Karen Chavis, Alan Chavis, Kristen Chavis, Clinton Chavis, Jacob Chavis, and Liberty Chavis; brother, Edgar Wayne “Tucker” (Lucy) Chavis; and sister, Fannie “Sister” (Gilbert) Sylvia.






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