Lavoy Earl Quarles

October 29, 1967April 5, 2013

Lavoy Earl Quarles, 45, passed away on Friday, April 5, 2013, at his home after an extended illness with sarcoidosis. A memorial service will be held Tuesday, April 9, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. at Pine Grove Baptist Church on Green Valley Road in Glencoe, Alabama. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. The Rev. Mike Yates will officiate. Collier-Butler Funeral and Cremation Services is in charge. Lavoy was a 1986 graduate of Glencoe High School and a member of Pine Grove Baptist Church. Mr. Quarles was a certified welder/fitter. He worked for 11 years at Lemanco and several years at Hokes Bluff Welding and Fab Co. Lavoy was a huge Alabama fan. He was a very caring and compassionate person. He would give you the last dollar he had. He also was a volunteer fireman with Glencoe Fire Department for several years. He loved his son and daughter dearly. Mr. Quarles was preceded in death by his parents, Marston and Barbara Quarles, niece and nephew, Jaydon James and Maggie Emmaleah Quarles, father-in-law Fred Calhoun, grandparents, Jack and Annie Mae Noah, Onice and Carrie Quarles. Survivors include his son, Nathan Quarles, daughter, Robyn Calhoun Thompson (Jeffery), brother, James (Lana) Quarles, ex-wife, Lara Calhoun, several aunts and uncles, cousins and other friends. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Fairview Baptist Church Building Fund. Honorary pallbearers, Brian Nagishima, Fred Lasseter, Robbie Brown, Allen Dorough, Guy Shew, Doug Thomas, Barry Cherry and Richard Skipper. Dress attires is casual. Lavoy would want you to relax and be comfortable.


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Terri Ballew(Quarles)

April 13, 2013

I remember a small little boy swimming at a motel pool. He kept wanting me to throw him in the air and then dive under water. I did it one time to many cause he bumped his head and had to get out of the pool.
You are in my prayers and thoughts during this time.
Your Texas cousin.

Ashley Johnson

April 10, 2013

I'm so sorry for your loss. I too suffer from sarcoidosis. Just know that he is in a better place and he isn't sick anymore. He is at peace.

chuck handy

April 10, 2013

Lavoy and I were close friends while we worked at Lemanco and you were rite about the give his last dollar statement. He was a fine man even thought I haven't seen lavoy in many years. I still remember the impression he made to me so So may peace be with all

April 10, 2013

I pray that the family will have peace during this time of sorrow...the Peace that passes ALL understanding!!

Holly Forrester

April 9, 2013

So very sorry for your loss. I am a sarcoidosis patient. My heart goes out to the family and for the suffering of Lavoy. I'm so glad he's feeling great in Heaven :)

April 8, 2013

We'll miss you Lavoy. Tell all our loved ones in heaven hello. Love,
Keith, Tammy, and Carrie Whitten

ray hanson

April 8, 2013

sorry to hear about this. our deepest sympathies

April 8, 2013


May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.


Renell Carr

April 8, 2013

May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.

Robert Davis

April 8, 2013


I am sorry to hear about the death of your brother.

My heart goes out to all of you.