Charles Ernest Ray, 90, member of the New Hanover County Fishing Club

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Charles Ernest Ray
Charles Ernest Ray

Charles Ernest Ray, 90, of Wilmington passed away Thursday, February 18, 2016.

Mr. Ray was born in Wilmington on September 11, 1925 to the late Ernest Cusell Ray and Lillie Tharp Ray. He was an auto mechanic for many years and was an avid fisherman who belonged to the New Hanover County Fishing Club.

Survivors include a son, Larry Ernest Ray, and his wife, Patricia, of Wilmington; three grandchildren, Tina Atkinson of Wilmington, Brittany Eaddy of Currie and Kimberly Johnson of Wilmington; two great-grandchildren, Jocelynn Atkinson and Brad Atkinson; four great-grandchildren, Perry Eaddy, Lauren Eaddy, Chloe Atkinson and Brooklyn Eaddy.

The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 23, at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. The funeral service will follow at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Greenlawn Memorial Park.

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