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Jerry Tolly Daves

May 9, 1936 ~ December 10, 2017 (age 81)

ELLENBORO - Jerry Tolly Daves, 81, passed away on Sunday, December 10, 2017 at Hospice of Carolina Foothills, Forest City, NC. He was born to the late Oscar and Madge Robbins Daves on May 9, 1936 in Ellenboro, NC. He is predeceased by a son, Steve Daves; a brother, Jimmy Daves.

Jerry leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife of 60 years, Sarah Jones Daves of the home; son, Tim Daves (Teresa) of Forest City; one daughter, Sheila Daves Dobbins (Chris) of Ellenboro; grandsons, Kyle Daves of Forest City, Kevin Daves of Bostic and Matt Daves of Summerville, SC; step-granddaughter, Ashley Bailey Martin (Brian) of Ellenboro; great-grandson, Lincoln Martin of Ellenboro; granddaughter, Sarah Kate Dobbins of Ellenboro; great-granddaughter, Kylee Jayne Daves; sister, Mary Daves Smart of Ellenboro; brother, Kenneth Daves (Cheryl) of Boiling Springs, SC.

For most of his life he worked as a logger. He enjoyed spending time at the restaurant drinking coffee and flirting with the waitresses. He was a wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at Bethel Baptist Church, 379 Main Street, Ellenboro, NC 28040 with the Rev. Micheal Sepaugh officiating. Receiving of friends after the service in the Family Life Center Building.

Services are entrusted to Robert Morgan Funeral & Cremation Service of Boiling Springs, NC. Online condolences may be made at

 Service Information

Memorial Service
December 13, 2017

11:00 AM
Bethel Baptist Church
149 New House Road
Ellenboro, NC 28040

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