Edward M. “Marty” Gravely, Jr. of Radford, Virginia passed away in his sleep on Dec. 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; stepmother Pryor D. Gravely; sister, Julia Gravely Henry; half-sister Anne P. Gravely; brother-in-law, Brandon F. Henry; and 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; 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.