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Friday April 2nd, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm

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Appalachian Funeral Services Chapel
Friday April 2nd, 2021
1:00pm - 2:00pm

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Charles Mont Daves

Charles M. Daves, 88, of Sylva, went home to be with the Lord, Saturday morning March 27, 2021. A native and a lifelong resident of Jackson County, he was the son of the late Nathan and Callie Wood Daves. 

Charles retired after 30 years from Western Carolina University in the Central Store and after retiring he worked another 18 years at Jackson Village. He loved the Atlanta Braves and fast pitch softball, especially the Sedro Wolley Cubs. He loved the outdoors and rabbit hunting. Charles also would look forward to attending church at Long Branch Baptist Church and he never met a stranger ! 

In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his siblings, Troy, Jim, Louise, Mildred and Lillian

He is survived by his wife of 63 years Dorothy Henson Daves

Daughter- Carla (Ray Jr.) Blanton of Springfield, TN

Son- Bill Daves of Sylva

2 Grandchildren- Cody Blanton and Samantha (Mark)Junaluska

2 Great Grandchildren- Charli and Zayden Junaluska

Sister- Frankie Jean (Kenny) Cope

and numerous nieces and nephews also survive

Funeral Services will be held 1:00 PM Friday April 2, 2021 in the Chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Rev. Earl Holden and Harold Crisp officiating.

The family will receive friends from 12:00 noon till 1:00 pm prior to the Service at the Funeral Home. Internment will be at Garrett-Hillcrest Cemetery in Waynesville

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So very sorry for you loss, In our thoughts and prayers.

Thad & Lee Woods Apr 2 2021 12:00 AM

Charlie was a very kind man he will be missed

Shirley Ensley Apr 1 2021 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Charles Daves

Shirley Ensley Apr 1 2021 12:00 AM

Go rest dear friend. Deb Queen & Corey Meeks

Deb Mar 28 2021 12:00 AM

Charlie is a big part of my childhood memories at Ochre Hill. Your entire family is in our prayers.

Shelly Busa (Thompson) Mar 28 2021 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family

Dottie Mills Gray (Wade and Reva Mills daughter) Mar 27 2021 12:00 AM

Cope Creek lost a good neighbor in Charlie. Never met a stranger and was always greeted us with a smile. Prayers for the family.

Genia Brown Parris Mar 27 2021 12:00 AM

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