Charles W. Revels, 86, of Mershon, passed away early Tuesday morning, March 10, 2020, at Memorial Satilla Health, in Waycross.
Born in Mershon, July 24, 1933, he had lived in Mershon all of his life. He was a U.S. Army veteran where he was stationed in Okinawa. He was a retired farmer but had also worked with the Tobacco Market Warehouse for many years. He enjoyed doing arts and crafts and had been very active in art shows for 24 years. He loved to do woodwork, especially children’s toys and had even invented a fisherman decoration (novelty item). He had served as one of the original volunteer fireman with the Mershon Fire Department and was an active member of the Mershon Methodist Church where he would lead the singing.
He was the son of the late Charles Bradford and Willie Mae Tyre Revels.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Patricia “Pat” Davis Revels, Mershon; his daughter and son-in-law, Sharon and Ashley Bennett, Blackshear; two sons, Jimmy Revels and Glenn Smith and Andy Revels, all of Mershon; four grandchildren, Jordan (Rachel) Bennett, Josh (Ronni) Bennett, Paige Bennett (fiancé, Chance Tiner), and Walter Revels; 6 great grandchildren, Nathan Bennett, Brinley Bennett, Levi Oglesby, Ridge Bennett, Gunner Bennett and Granger Bennett and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives.
Visitation will be held from 1-3 p.m. Friday, March 13, at Mershon Methodist Church.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Friday, March 13, from the Mershon Methodist Church.
Interment will follow in the Mershon Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to the Mershon Methodist Church, c/o Van Steedley, 3892 Steedley Lane, Mershon, GA 31551.
Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online register at www.pearsondial.com.
Pearson-Dial Funeral Home of Blackshear is in charge of arrangements.