Bobby L. Ray
October 21, 1938 – April 10, 2017
ZEBULON – Bobby L. Ray, 78, died on Monday. He was born in Franklin County to the late Curt & Crama Brantley Ray. He served his country in the U. S. Air Force. He was a passionate farmer. He loved and provided for his family and had a special eye for his grandchildren. Bobby was a hardworking, simple man. He was preceded in death by a son, Curtis Ray, brothers, John & Michael Ray.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Bunn Ray of the home, daughter, Cindy Chapman (David) of Durham, grandchildren, Patrick Ray, Jesse Ray, Maggie Hubbard (Robert), Whit Chapman (Casey), Jack Chapman, Aunt, Hallie Frazier, & Patsy Bunn.
Flowers welcomed or memorial may be made to Caramore Community, 550 Smith Level Rd., Carrboro, NC, 27510, or a charity of choice.
Memorial service 3 pm, Thursday, Strickland Funeral Home Chapel, 211 W. Third St., Wendell with visitation from 1:30 – 3 pm, prior to the service. www.stricklandfuneralhomes.net