Obituary of William Roy Gravis
Mr. William Roy Gravis of Evadale, Texas, passed away Tuesday, October 8, 2019, at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont, Texas, at the age of 69 years, 2 days.
Roy was born October 6, 1950, in Silsbee, Texas, to parents Bruce William Gravis and Ruby Bell Gravis. He was a lifelong resident of Evadale and was very dedicated to his community. Roy served several years as a school board member for Evadale School District and was a key figure in Little Dribblers at Evadale in various capacities through the years. With 26 years of service, he retired as a security officer at Temple-Inland (presently WestRock) in Evadale.
His survivors include his sons, William Roy Gravis II and wife Brandie of Silsbee, Texas, and Rhett Gravis of Baytown, Texas; grandchildren, Ethan Gravis and Mariana Gravis, both of Beaumont, Texas, Braden Gravis and Madison Gravis, both of Silsbee, Texas, and Bishop Gravis of Baytown, Texas; a brother, Johnny Dale Gravis and wife Linda of Evadale, Texas; and his sister, Kathy Guillory and husband Ronnie of Evadale, Texas.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Bruce William and Ruby Bell Gravis; and brothers, Bruce Dwain Gravis and James Michael "Mike" Gravis.
Visitation will be held Friday, October 11, 2019, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at New Beginnings Assembly of God, located at 1614 FM 105 in Evadale, Texas.
Funeral services are set for 2:30 p.m. Saturday, October 12, 2019, at New Beginnings Assembly of God with Bro. Jeff Gravis officiating. Interment will follow at Morse Cemetery, located on County Road 777, south of Buna, Texas.To send flowers to the family of William Gravis, please visit Tribute Store