Ray McLawhorn

Published 7:39 pm Thursday, July 30, 2020

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Mr. Ray McLawhorn, 90, of Grimesland, son of the late Stancil and Annie McLawhorn, passed away Saturday, July 25, 2020.

A funeral service will be conducted Tuesday at 11 a.m. in the Wilkerson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Pinewood Memorial Park.

Mr. McLawhorn was a native of Pitt County and resided in the Grimesland community for the majority of his life. For a number of years, he worked at National Spinning and later retired from Singer Furniture Company. He was a member of Grimesland Free Will Baptist Church and enjoyed watching Westerns.

He was preceded in death by his son, Steve Douglas McLawhorn; three sisters; and one grandson, Bobby Ray McLawhorn Jr.

Surviving are his wife of 67 years, Dora Rouse McLawhorn; son, Bobby Ray McLawhorn, of New Bern; grandchildren, Edward Dewayne McLawhorn and wife Crystal, Christy Pinkham and husband Larry, of Grimesland, and great-granddaughter, Brittany Bryan and husband Paul, all of Grimesland; great-grandchildren, James Pinkham and wife Alex, of Washington, Ashley McLawhorn, Breighanna McLawhorn, Edward Dewayne McLawhorn Jr. and Christian Edward McLawhorn; great-great-grandchildren, Colt Bryan, Samuel Bryan, Madilynn Pinkham, Kinzley Pinkham, Preslee Pinkham; and special friend, Linwood Brinkley.

The family will receive friends Sunday from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Wilkerson Funeral Home.

Arrangements are by Wilkerson Funeral Home & Crematory.

Online condolences at www.WilkersonFuneralHome.com.