Edward M. “Marty” Gravely, Jr. of Radford, Virginia passed away in his sleep on December 6, 2022. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, R. P. Gravely, Jr. and Bennie M. Gravely and Hiram P. English and Bessie H. English.
He is survived by his father, Edward M. Gravely, Sr., his mother, Yvonne E. Gravely, his step-mother Pryor D. Gravely, his sister, Julia Gravely Henry, his half-sister Anne P. Gravely, his brother-in-law, Brandon F. Henry, and his nephew, Ewan P. Henry. He is also survived by his aunts, Anne G. Shropshire, Sally G. Parker, Elizabeth G. Sullivan (Pat), and Nancy E. Castevens (Monty); great aunts, Jeannette H. Newman, Daisy H. Gibbs, Ruth H. Hundley, Margaret H. Moore, and Elizabeth S. Gravely; and great uncle, Bobby E. Hodges; and numerous cousins.
An avid and published photographer, Marty found joy in music, the outdoors, genealogy, and his family, and he never met an animal he didn’t love.
A family service will be held in Martinsville at a later date. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations to the Radford Animal Control / Shelter at 104 Pulaski Street in Radford.
The Gravely family is in the care of Mullins Funeral Home & Crematory in Radford, Virginia. www.mullinsfuneralhome.com
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