Rodney Ray 42, of Fairview found peace and rest in the arms of Jesus Dec 28th, 2020.
Rodney was a kind and gentle soul and a friend to everyone he knew. He touched the lives of so many and was beloved by all that knew him. He was a member of Chestnut Hill Baptist church and enjoyed singing in the choir and loved listening to gospel music.
Rodney was an A.C. Reynolds graduate and also completed schooling at AB-Tech in the medical field and was a former member of Garren Creek Fire Department. Rodney also loved going on hunting trips with his Dad and family.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Edna “Popeye” Ray and brother Anthony Stephen Ray and his grandparents as well.
Those left to cherish his memory are the love of his life and wife of 22 years, Elizabeth Devore. Also, sons Dallas (Autumn), Austin and Chase Ray and grandson Mason Ray all of Fairview.
His father, James Ray (Beverly) and brother Dwayne Ray (Tammy) and Jonathan Ray. Nieces, Jessica, Tamara and nephew Kota Ray. Also, his favorite Aunt Eva Morgan.
The family will receive family & friends Sunday, Jan 3rd starting at 1pm at Chestnut Hill Baptist, located at 1657 Old Fort Rd Fairview, NC where the Rev. Ronnie Harris & Rev. Norris Wright will officiate the memorial services following the visitation.
We’d like to thank each one that has shown the family some love in whatever way and also those who have been with us through it all! But, most of all we thank our Heavenly Father for His Mercy & Grace!
In lieu of flowers please send to Chestnut Hill Baptist church at 1657 Old Fort Rd Fairview, NC.
7 Hear me speedily, O Lord: my spirit faileth: hide not thy face from me, lest I be like unto them that go down into the pit. 8 Cause me to hear thy lovingkindness in the morning; for in thee do I trust: cause me to know the way wherein I should walk; for I lift up my soul unto thee. 9 Deliver me, O Lord, from mine enemies: I flee unto thee to hide me.
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