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Johnny Gray Aytch

September 25, 1956 ~ July 16, 2018 (age 61)

I am not gone. My soul lives on, but in a better place surrounded by the Light of God in all His Glory and Grace....

We, the staff and management of Charles Edwards Funeral Home & Cremations, mourn with the Aytch family in the death of Mr. Johnny Gray Aytch, age 61, of 1619 Stocks McLawhorn Rd. Hookerton, NC, who transitioned Monday, July 16, 2018 in the comfort of his home. 

Johnny was born on September 25, 1956 to Annie Mae Aytch and the late James Willis Aytch in Pitt County. He was known to many as “John Boy”. 

Johnny was married to Chinelle Joyner on November 13,1979. To this union they were blessed with three children. 

Johnny was employed at A.C. Monk in Farmville, NC and LL Murphy Hog Farm Inc, in Lizzie, NC until his health prevented him from working. Johnny loved fishing and working outside. 

Johnny was preceded in death by his father, James Willis Aytch; two brothers, Henry Exum and James Ray Aytch. 

He leaves to cherish his memories his wife, Chinelle Aytch; three daughters, Demetria Aytch and Bridgette Aytch of Walstonburg, NC, and Cassandra Dixon of Goldsboro, NC; one son Johnny Monte Aytch of Walstonburg, NC; his mother, Annie Mae Aytch of Hookerton, NC; two sisters, Barbara Willis of the home, Diane (Myron) Forbes of Hookerton, NC; one brother, Calvin (Charlene) Aytch of Hookerton, NC; one aunt, Rose Lee Tyson of Greenville, NC; eleven grandchildren, seven brothers-in-law, three sisters-in-law, a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, friends, and a special friend Dexter Speight. 

Condolences may be faxed to 252-746-0990 or emailed to

Please keep the Aytch family in your thoughts and prayers during these days of bereavement!

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