William Orville Sagraves, 86, of Denton, went to be with his Lord Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, in Kings Daughters Medical Center in Ashland, after a short illness.
Orville was born May 23, 1931, in Elliott County, a son of the late Russell and Myrtle Sue Blevins Sagraves and stepfather, John William Sagraves.
In addition to his parents, Orville was preceded in death by two sons, James Curtis Sagraves and William Allen Sagraves; two brothers, Lloyd Sagraves and Woody Seagraves; a sister, Dorothy Seagraves Branham; a granddaughter, Mary Sagraves; and a grandson, Charlie Sayler Jr.
Orville worked at General Refectories for over 30 years.
Orville is survived by his loving wife of 69 years, whom he married October 9h, 1948, Geraldean Mullins Sagrvaes; two sons, Russell (Debbie) Sagraves and Lindsey (Tina) Sagraves; two daughters, Louise (Glen) Holbrook and Carrie (Craig) Robinson, all of Denton; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren; two great-great- grandchildren; two brothers, John Seagraves of Olive Hill and Ernest Seagraves of Grayson; a daughter-in-law, Dempsey Sagraves; and a host of friends and extended family who all mourn his passing.
Funeral services will be at noon Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at Malone Funeral Home in Grayson with Delmar Rogers and Leonard Gollihue officiating. Burial will be in Sagraves Family Cemetery on Katy Branch.
Visitation will be 6 to 9 p.m. Tuesday and after 9 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Condolences may be sent to malonefuneralhome.com.
Published on January 12, 2018