Grady Carlton Maxey

February 1, 1943 - April 5, 2021

Grady Carlton Maxey, 78, of Martinsville, passed away Monday, April 5, 2021. He was born February 1, 1943 in Franklin County to the late Edward Ray Maxey and Hazel Hall Maxey. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Evelyn Webb Maxey and a sister, Mary Minter.

He had been employed by Stanley Furniture and Hooker Furniture. He enjoyed hunting and fishing and was a fan of NASCAR Racing and Richard Petty. He was one of the founding members of Spring Street Baptist Church, and served in numerous positions over the years.

Mr. Maxey is survived by his daughters, Tina Maxey, Wendy Maxey, Lisa M. Clark, Tammy Ferguson (Ricky), and Kathy Hardy (Glen); sons, Michael Gunter, Terry Gunter and Phillip Gunter (Debbie); sisters, Brenda Ratcliff, Linda Martin, Sharon Davis and Debbie Bates; brothers, Junior Ray Maxey, Lannie Maxey, Ike Maxey and Timmy Maxey; grandchildren, Wesley Maxey, Ceirra Clark and D. L. Clark; great-grandson, Tucker Maxey; and numerous step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.

The Memorial Service will be Thursday, April 8, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Wright Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Daniel Lackey and Rev. Steven Lackey presiding. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Roselawn Burial Park.

Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family. Online condolences may be made at