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Garland Denver Graybeal

March 18, 1931 — February 22, 2022

Abingdon, VA – Garland Denver “Rooster” Graybeal, age 90, passed on Tuesday, February 22, 2022, at his home. Mr. Graybeal worked at Abingdon Glass Company for over 30 years and was a charter member of the Green Springs Fire Department. He was also a member of Spoon Gap Freewill Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Mamie Roark Graybeal; four brothers; and four sisters.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Nona Pope Graybeal; sons, Billy Graybeal, and James Graybeal and special friend Timmy Karen Harris, both of Abingdon, VA; daughter, Susan Harless and husband Wayne of Abingdon, VA; sister, Bertha Wise of Abingdon, VA; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation with the family will be held 6-8 p.m. Friday, February 25, 2022, in the Main Street Chapel of Farris Funeral Service. Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m. Saturday at Mountain View United Methodist Church Cemetery with Rev. Herbert Bailey officiating. Those wishing to attend the service are asked to convene at the cemetery.

Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting and signing the online guest register.

The family of Garland Denver Graybeal is being cared for by Farris Funeral Service and Crematory, 427 East Main Street, Abingdon, VA 24210, (276) 623-2700.
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Service Schedule

Past Services


Friday, February 25, 2022

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Farris Funeral Service, Inc. – Main Street Chapel

427 E Main St, Abingdon, VA 24210

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Saturday, February 26, 2022

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Mountain View Methodist Cemetery

Route 75, Abingdon, VA 24211

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