Gary “Wayne” Chavis, Sr., 67, of Cordova passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 28, 2021.
A funeral service will be held at 3:00 P.M. on Friday, July 2, 2021, at Thompson Funeral Home Chapel, 1012 Whitman Street, Orangeburg. Rev. Jeff Jones will be officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2:00-3:00 P.M. on Friday July 2, 2021, at Thompson Funeral Home prior to the funeral service.
Mr. Wayne was born on March 27, 1954, in Neeses, S.C. He was the son of the late Gary Chavis and the late Mamie C. Chavis. He was the owner and operator of The Chainsaw Clinic. Wayne enjoyed working with his hands. He was predeceased by his parents; brothers, Danny Boyer, Jerry Chavis and a sister, Sarah Lindsey.
Survivors include his wife of 44 years, Brenda M. Chavis of the home; sons, Chris Chavis (Michelle), Gary Chavis, Jr., Lt. Michael Tray Chavis (Kelly); eight grandchildren, Kirsten, Tori, Caylen, Christopher, Jr., Caden, Madison, Carder, Bella; two great-grandchildren, Mattalynn, Kalysta; brothers, Marvin Chavis (Patsy), Donnie Chavis (Nancy); sisters, Martha Hancock, Katie Chavis, Lori Jones (Jeff); his fur baby, “Scout” and a number of nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at 262 Danny Thomas Place Memphis, TN 38105.
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