Thu Jul 7, 2022

Ray Stocks

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Mr. Ray Stocks, 85, died Sunday, June 5, 2022, at Lower Cape Fear LifeCare in Whiteville. He was born Sept. 27, 1936, in Columbus County, the son of the late Matthew Gaston and Oneta Formyduval Stocks.
He retired from the Columbus County School System having served 28 years and was a member of Palmyra Missionary Baptist Church. He was a farmer, fisherman and father figure to many.
The family will receive friends and family from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, June 7, at Peacock Funeral Home in Whiteville. His graveside service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, June 8, in the Formyduval Cemetery with Revs. John Robertson and Jeff Stock officiating.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Stocks; two brothers, Ottoway Stocks and his wife, Sena, of Nakina, Jack Stocks and his wife, Susan, of Burgaw; his sister, Sally Batten and her husband, Earl, of Hillard, Fla.; his granddaughter, Raven Williamson and her husband, Ryan, of Nakina; his great-grandchildren, Savannah Williamson and Alexis Williamson, both of Nakina; and his foster child, Heidi Duncan of Whiteville.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Palmyra Missionary Baptist Church, 12753 New Britton Hwy. East, Whiteville, N.C. 28472.
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