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1939 Cecil 2022

Cecil Ray

December 29, 1939 — October 29, 2022

White Oak, NC

On Saturday, October 29, 2022, Cecil Addison Ray left this life to be reunited with his beloved wife of 60 years, Wanda Pearl Ray. He is also preceded in death by his parents Ernest Ray and Ruth Rice Ray and great granddaughter Gracelyn Pearl Bullock.

He leaves behind daughters Rhonda Roberts and husband Mark of Burlington, NC, Pam Duke of Apex, NC, and Carla Ray of White Oak, NC, grandchildren, Ashley Dixon, Hunter Roberts, Matthew Duke, Michelle Douglass, Colbie Grimes and Costina Bullock, great grandchildren Emma Dixon, Olivia Roberts, Hayden Douglass, Henry Addison Duke, Jace, Leila, Myles and M.J. Bullock.

He was a very humble, strong and simple man who loved with all his heart. His wife and children were his whole world. He will be missed immensely. His family are at peace knowing he is now healthy, happy, and of sound mind.

“We will see you again daddy until then hug Momma for us all.”  Love, Rhonda, Pam, Carla & extended family

A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, November 2, 2022 at 2:00 pm in the Suggs Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in White Oak, NC with the Reverend David Dew officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent the Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave., Fl. 17, Chicago, IL 60601.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Wednesday, November 2, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Suggs Grove Baptist Church Cemetery

16618 NC-53, Fayetteville, NC 28312

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