Charles Edgar Nail, age 75, of Graham passed away on Sunday, January 24, 2021 at Jeff Davis Hospital.
Mr. Nail was born December 18, 1945 in Appling County to the late Linton Lee Nail and the late Geraldine Peacock Nail. He was preceded in death by his brothers: Curtis Lee Nail, James Nail, Gary “Peanut” Nail, Wilton “Pettie” Nail and a sister, Veronice Lewis. Mr. Nail was a member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church. He was a graduate of the Appling County Class of 1964 excelling in sports, where he was a four-letter athlete for all four years. Mr. Nail then served in the United States Army and was stationed in Germany. He then returned home to help raise his son and would go on to help coach little league recreation sports many years. He was the founder and owner of Nail’s Propane since 1983 establishing and managing offices in Hazlehurst and Baxley which operate today.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Connie Rowell Nail of Graham; one son and daughter in law, Chuck and Krisan Nail of Baxley; one brother, Windell (Janet) Nail and sisters, Jewel Snead, and Carolyn Polk all of Baxley. Granddaughter, Brooke (Jesse) Deats; Grandson, Brett Nail; and one great- granddaughter, Charleigh Ann Deats. Also surviving were sister in laws Nina Rowell, Aldine (Billy Ray) Miller and a host of nephews and nieces.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 3 pm in the Graham United Methodist Cemetery with the Rev. Michael Beecher officiating and Mayor Bayne Stone giving a eulogy.
Active pallbearers will be Craig Padgett, Jesse Deats, Tracy/Gary Rowell, Caleb Tillman, Tony Rowell, Tim Rowell and Craig Padgett.
Honorary pallbearers will be the present and former employees of Nail’s Propane and friends and family who attend the service.
Due to Covid-19 restrictions, the Nail family and Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home respectfully ask all in attendance to wear a mask and follow the social distancing set by our local health district and the CDC.
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