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Ray Edward Harris, Sr.

Posted By Hall-Wynne On June 11, 2012 @ 12:00 am In Obituaries | No Comments

FRANKLINTON:
Ray Edward Harris, Sr., age 82 died Monday June 11, 2012 in Louisburg Nursing Center. He was a native of Emporia, Va. and was the son of the late Roger C. and Mary Clay Harris. Mr. Harris worked in road construction, he was a veteran of the US Marine Corp, a member of the American Legion Post 52 in Franklinton, member of the Franklinton Lions Club, former Lion of the Year and past president of the club. While living in Virginia he worked with the Boy Scouts and coached baseball in the Chesapeake area. Ray was also a member of Mt. Olivet Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be conducted Thursday June 14, 2012 at 2:00 PM in the Hall Wynne Funeral Chapel in Franklinton by Rev. Carl Hunter. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery in Franklinton.
Surviving are , his wife, Evelyn Kearney Harris; daughter, Terry Harris Beachem John of Goldsboro, NC; son, Ray Edward Harris, Jr.Stephanie of Drewryville, Va.; sister, Mary Cooley Murray of Wilson, NC; grandchildren, Zackary, Tyler and Megan Beachem, Kaylee and Carawan Harris. The family would like to thank his caregivers, Charlie, Gloria and Twanda.
The family will receive friends Wednesday night from 7:00 until 8:30 PM at Hall Wynne Funeral Home in Franklinton. At other times they will be at the home.
Flowers are accepted or memorials may be made to Mt. Olivet Baptist Church Building Fund, 1245 Mt. Olivet Church Rd., Franklinton, NC 27525.
The family is under the care of Hall Wynne Funeral Home in Franklinton. Online memorials www.hallwynne.com select obituaries.


Condolences for the family of “Ray Edward Harris, Sr.”

Condolence from Brian Harris on June 12th, 2012 12:00 am

Eveyln,Terry,Eddie & Family,
We are saddened to hear of Ray’s passing. Although we didn’t get to see each other often, I have fond memories of Ray. His pipe was the first one I ever smelled as a kid. I always enjoyed his sense of humor. I know how much Daddy enjoyed being around Ray. I recall how he made Mama laugh- that “crazy Ray Harris” she called him. I appreciate how he checked on Mom after Daddy died. Ray was a good man and one I’m proud to have had as an uncle.
Brian, Donna, Tyler, Trevor, & Jenna Harris

Condolence from Peggy Harris on June 13th, 2012 12:00 am

Evelyn, Eddie, Terry and family: I am saddened to learn of your loss. I have good memories of visits in the past. You will be in my prayers now and in the days ahead. May God comfort you during this time.

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