Thomas R. Graley 78

Thomas R. Graley 78, of Purcellville, Virginia, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2016 in Leesburg VA.

He was born September 24, 1937 in Charleston, West Virginia, son of the late Thomas Dewey Graley and Corene Alice Seymour Graley.

Survivors include his wife Martha L. Maxwell Graley whom he was married 55 years, a son, Alan Lee Graley of Bull Shoals, AR; three daughters, Julia Graley of Purcellville, VA, Fonda Eigel (Thomas) of Lexington, KY and Virginia Mumaw (Charles) of Waterford, VA; and seven grandchildren, Nigel Preece III (Zuni), Claryce and James Eigel, and Ellie, Emma, Ava and Garrett Mumaw.

He received his teaching degree from WV Tech.  He was an educator for 25 years, retiring from Fairfax County Public Schools where he taught science, math, chemistry, physics and horticulture.

His favorite hobbies included hunting, fishing, model railroading, and family genealogy. He did what he wanted with no regrets.

A time of remembrance and fellowship will be held at the Graley Home, September 24th 12-4pm.

Memorial contributions may be made to any of the following: Contributions for water well/ sponsored by Thomas R Graley family Purcellville Va., Contact CBN, 1-757-226-3312.

The Gideons, The Gideons International, Loudoun West Camp P.O. Box 1558 Leesburg, VA 20177.

Arrangements are being handled by Enders & Shirley Funeral Home, Berryville, VA.

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