Charles Roger Sumner, 74, of Galax, died Tuesday, Dec. 6, 2016, in the Twin County Regional Hospital. He was born on Aug. 16, 1942, to Sterling and Alice Newman Sumner. Survivors include his wife, Peggy Shaw Sumner of Galax; daughter and her fiancee', Lisa Mitchell and Ramon Wix of Raleigh, N.C.; daughter, Carmen Sumner of Lincolnton, N.C.; son, Brad Sumner and Sam Witherspoon of Decatur, Ga.; two grandchildren; a cousin; one niece; and one nephew. A memorial service was held Dec. 8, 2016, at 7 p.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with Marvin Williams, Carroll Lineberry and Steve McCollum officiating. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be made to either the , 7272 Greenville Area, Dallas, Texas 75231 or to the Juvenile Diabetes Association, 26 Broadway, New York City, New York 10004. A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynnandmcgrady.com.
Vaughan-Guynn-McGrady Funeral Home Chapel is serving the family.