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“Our deepest sympathy to all of the Fraley family. Prayers and love sent your way.Jack and Yolanda (Candler) Vickers ”
1 of 18 | Posted by: Yolanda Vickers - Conway, SC

“Farley family, we are deeply saddened to hear of the passing of such a loved man. We send you sincere condolences and want to let you all know that...Read More »
2 of 18 | Posted by: Beth Gafford - Appomattox, VA

“My condolences to the family. I had the pleasure of working with Charles in the state police.Harry Durham, VSP Retired ”
3 of 18 | Posted by: Harry Durham

“I send my deepest condolences to the family of Charles L Fraley, Jr. Lea Beth Bowers, I did not know your Dad, but I'm sure you have a heart full of...Read More »
4 of 18 | Posted by: Connie Farewell - Glen Lyn, VA

“My heart is heavy tonight as I learn of the death of my former co-worker and friend, Charlie Fraley. We met as recruits at the Virginia State...Read More »
5 of 18 | Posted by: Zebulon Saunders - Midlothian, VA

“Fraley family, There are no words to tell you how sorry I am for your loss. My heart is broken for each of you. Pappy was like the grandpa I never...Read More »
6 of 18 | Posted by: Danielle Rowland - Appomattox

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Fraley Family... ”
7 of 18 | Posted by: Mark Perkins - Pearisburg, VA

“Lea Beth and Lisa I am so sorry for your loss. My heart and prayers are with you.Cindy ”
8 of 18 | Posted by: Cindy Ferguson DeVaux - Lexington, SC

“I'm so sorry to hear of Captain Fraley's passing. I worked with him for a few years while he was stationed in Salem. He was always very nice to work...Read More »
9 of 18 | Posted by: Debra Hall - Salem, VA

“To Charles' Family,I met Charlie on the tennis court when I was called to be a sub. I last talked to Charlie a few weeks ago when he called me to sub...Read More »
10 of 18 | Posted by: Bruce Mengel - Fincastle, Va., VA

“Dear Fraley Family, We extend our condolences to you in your loss. May God surround you with comfort in your loss. I, Don, have many fond memories...Read More »
11 of 18 | Posted by: Don & Imogene Orfield - VA

“My sincerest condolences to his loved ones. May God be with you as you mourn your loss. ”
12 of 18 | Posted by: Louis Slade, Jt - VA

“I am so sorry to learn of Mr. Fraley's passing. I know that the entire family will miss him. May you take comfort in knowing that God has you in...Read More »
13 of 18 | Posted by: Frances Breedlove-Croy - FL

“Lea Beth & family, We are so sorry for the loss of your father. Your family will be in our thoughts & prayers. Darrell & Teresa Link ”
14 of 18 | Posted by: Teresa Link - Staffordsville, VA

“Few people have had more of an impact on my life. As one of my first coaches, and one of the neighborhood dads, he taught me life lessons at a...Read More »
15 of 18 | Posted by: Russell Cook - Virginia Beach, VA

“Marie, I am so sorry for the loss of your daddy. You & your family have suffered far too many losses in the last year, particularly at the holidays....Read More »
16 of 18 | Posted by: Patty Ferington - Forest, VA

“Judy, You and I were classmates from the 4th grade on. We graduated together in 1955. I hope you will remember me. I am so sorry to hear of Charles...Read More »
17 of 18 | Posted by: Lorraine (Semones)Spraker - VA

“So sorry to hear of the passing of Mr Fraley. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this difficult time. ”
18 of 18 | Posted by: Alton & Drema Thompson - Narrows, VA

Charles L. Fraley Jr. of Pearisburg, formerly of Troutville, peacefully departed this life on Friday, November 17, 2017.

He was born in Society Hill, South Carolina on March 10, 1937 and was the son of the late C. L. and Margaret Foxworth Fraley, Sr. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Melaine Brewster Fraley.

Mr. Fraley was a 1954 graduate of Wytheville High School and obtained an Associate Degree from Lincoln Memorial University in Kentucky. He served the Commonwealth of Virginia for 38 years with the Virginia State Police obtaining the rank of Captain. He was a member of the First Christian Disciples of Christ Church in Narrows and Masonic Lodge #269 in Narrows. He was a long time dedicated Little League Coach for the Narrows Recreation Department and an avid Green Wave and Duke Blue Devils basketball fan.

Left to cherish his memory are his four children, Lea Beth Fraley Bowers and husband Larry of Rich Creek, Charles L. "Bubbie" Fraley, III and wife Peggy of Narrows, Marie Fraley Gee and husband Jeff of Lynchburg, Joe Fraley and wife Karen of Pearisburg: 13 grandchildren, and 19 great grandchildren; a sister, Judy Fraley Wason of Williamsburg and husband Harry.

The family will receive friends Monday, November 20th, 2017 at 12PM at the Glen Lyn Church of Christ followed at 1PM by the funeral service with Ronnie Abshire, Minister officiating. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg. The family requests that those sending memorial contributions, please consider the Narrows Athletic Fund, Inc.

The family is being served by Riffe's Funeral Service, (540) 726-2442 and online at

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