Charles Franklin Commander

October 1, 1939 — June 23, 2017

Charles Franklin Commander

Charles Franklin Commander, 77 of Shaw passed away Friday, June 23,2017, at Bolivar Medical Center Long-Term Care Unit. The family will receive friends from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Sunday, June 25, 2017, at Ray Funeral Home. A graveside service will follow beginning at 3:15 p.m. on June 25, 2017, at Delta Heights Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Cleveland with Rev. Bobby Williamson officiating. The battle is over, his mind is at peace.
Mr. Commander was born October 1, 1939, in Washington County, Mississippi, to the late William Henry Commander and Alma Bailey Commander. On July 27, 1963, he married Jeanette Fly in Shaw, MS.  Mr. Commander was engaged in farming for many years and was a member of Shaw Baptist Church. An avid fisherman and hunter; he loved animals and being outdoors.
He is preceded in death by his brothers, William Commander, Jr. and Joe D. Commander; and sisters, Sue Bell Holder and Francis Adele Tabb.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Jeanette Fly Commander of Shaw; daughter, Melanie Commander Saffold, her husband Allen Saffold of Olive Branch; two grandchildren he loved dearly, Allen Bailey Saffold and Charles Wilson Saffold of Olive Branch; sister, Joann Miller(Lamar) of Duck Hill, MS; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation



2:00 pm - 3:00 pm Sunday, June 25, 2017
Ray Funeral Home 206 Bishop Road Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Graveside Service



3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Sunday, June 25, 2017
Delta Heights Memorial Garden Cemetery Hwy 8 Cleveland, Mississippi, United States

Interment



Delta Heights Memorial Garden Cemetery Hwy 8 Cleveland, Mississippi, United States
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