Mr. Gennie “Pig” Chavis, Jr., was born on March 31, 1955 in Franklin County, North Carolina to the late Eugene Chavis and Bertha Crudup Bolden. He departed this life on Monday, February 4, 2019 at his residence.
Gennie received his education in Franklin County. Gennie was employed at Rural Plumbing and Heating for many years where he mastered the skills of plumbing and heating.
Gennie joined Popes Chapel United Church of Christ at an early age where he remained a member.
Gennie was preceded in death by his five brothers, Eugene Johnson, Joseph Chavis, Hubert Chavis, Lee Chavis and Connie Mae Chavis.
Gennie leaves to cherish wonderful memories: his son, Mr. Gennie Chavis, III of Raleigh, NC; one granddaughter, Gabrielle Chavis of Raleigh, NC; one grandson, Ckotori Chavis of Raleigh, NC; two sisters, Mrs. Bertha Branch and Mrs. Rebecca Williamson both of Franklinton, NC; one brother, Mr. Linwood Chavis (Rebecca) of Kittrell, NC; two aunts, Mrs. Mable Williams of Butner, NC and Ms. Betty Crudup of Franklinton, NC; one uncle, Mr. Albert Crudup (Helen) of Franklinton, NC; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends that he truly loved dearly and always told them, “Don’t tell me good-bye, tell me see you later.”