Phillip Henry Ray, age 87, of Lake Waccamaw, died Monday, September 6, 2021, at Premier Living. He was born in Columbus County to the late Mr. & Mrs. Gaston H. Ray. In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his wife; Sarah Adams Ray (July 22, 2021).
Phillip served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He then worked as an E & I Mechanic at International Paper.
He is survived by his son; Gaston Hennon Ray of Lake Waccamaw, a grandson; Phillip Chase Ray, a sister; Virginia McFall of St. Pete, Florida, and a brother; David J. Ray of Carolina Beach, NC.
A graveside service with Military Honors will be held on Thursday, September 9, 2021 at 2:00 pm in Hillcrest Cemetery, Lake Waccamaw with Chaplain Sam McLeary officiating. Friends are invited to leave condolences for the family on our Tribute Wall.
Services entrusted to McKenzie Mortuary, 112 Jefferson St., Whiteville, NC 28472.
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