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William Ray

Passed Away: November 21, 2008

WILLIAM E. ‘BUD’ RAY

AULANDER – William Edward ‘Bud’ Ray, 76, of the 100 block of Pine Lane, died Friday, November 21, 2008.

Mr. Ray was a native of Hertford County and a member of Ahoskie Free Will Baptist Church. He was an Army veteran of the Korean Conflict and was retired as a fireman and former Fire Captain for Ahoskie Fire Department, after 27 years of service.

Left to cherish his memory is a daughter, Marsha R. Perry of Colerain, NC; his sons, Ricky Edward Ray of Gates, NC, William Anthony ‘Tony’ Ray of Kelford, NC; and Randy Woodson Ray of Conway, NC; a sister, Virginia Sumner of Ahoskie, NC; and two brothers, Charles Ray and Horace Ray, both of Ahoskie. He is also survived by 13 grandchildren and one great grandchild.

A celebration of Mr. Ray’s life will be conducted at Ahoskie Free Will Baptist Church on Wednesday, November 26, 2008, at 2:00 p.m. with the Rev. Philip Tipton officiating. Burial will follow in Job Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Garrett Funeral Home from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday, and other times at the home. Memorial donations may be made to Ahoskie Free Will Baptist Church, Gym Fund, 500 Kiwanis Street, Ahoskie, NC, 27910.

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