Donnie Ray Chavis

October 19, 1953 ~ May 26, 2022 (age 68)


Franklinville- Donnie Ray Chavis, 68, passed away Thursday, May 26, 2022 at Moses Cone Hospital. Born October 19, 1953 in Richmond County he was the son of the late Eugene Chavis and Gladys Johnson Chavis.

Donnie attended Rohanen High School in Rockingham, NC. He worked for Best Cartage as a truck driver for 20 years. He was a member of Harmony Baptist Church in Ramseur, NC. Donnie enjoyed spending time with his grandkids and drinking coffee.

Donnie is survived by his wife of almost 50 years, Alice Cranford Chavis; children, Mike Primm, Debbie Miller and her husband Brandon, Danny Primm and his wife Lori, Donnie Chavis and his wife Heather, Angel Chavis and her husband Mark, and Brad Bullard and his wife Kim; 31 grandchildren, 44 great grandchildren, 6 great great grandchildren, and brother, Jimmy Chavis and his wife Betty. Donnie was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Tim and Robert Primm, and sister Lannie Chavis.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00pm, Wednesday, June 1, 2022 at Harmony Baptist Church, 873 Nc Hwy 22, Ramseur, NC. The family will receive friends and family prior to the service at the family’s home and after services at the Fellowship Hall at Harmony Baptist Church.

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Memorial Service
June 1, 2022

2:00 PM
Harmony Baptist Church
873 Nc Hwy 22
Ramseur, NC 27316

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