Tifton Gazette


March 29, 2013

Robert Gravitt

ASHBURN — Funeral services for Robert Gravitt, age 65, will be held today at 2 p.m. at  The High Hill Baptist Churhc in Ashburn, with burial to follow in the Rose Hill Cemetery. Mr. Gravitt died Thursday, March 28, 2013 at Tift Regional Medical Center.

Mr. Gravitt was born in Rochelle, Ga., and was the son of the late Paulos Levi and and Mary Eunice Willingham Gravitt. He was a member of High Hill Baptist Church and a retired farmer. He served with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Vietnam War. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, joel Gravitt.

He is survived by his wife, Janann Passmore Gravitt of Ashburn;  two daughters and sons-in-law, Janna G. and Christopher Goss of Florence, S.C., and Lisa G. and Jamie Penoncello of Tifton;  his brother and sister, Jerry (Brenda) Gravitt and Paula (Wray) Reid of Ashburn; and two grandchildren, Will Penoncello and Abby Penoncello, both of Tifton.

The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 to 8 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home.

You may sign the online guess book and share your special condolences and memories with the family by visiting Perry Funeral Chapel's website at www.perryfuneralchapel.com.

Arrangements for the Gravitt family are under the care and direction of Perry Funeral Home.

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