Mr. Mike Ray, 62 of Lillington died Sunday, June 10, 2012 at UNC Hospital in Chapel Hill. A native of Harnett County, he was preceded in death by his father, Charles Cox Ray, Sr. and a brother, Charles C. Ray, Jr.
Mike was self employed as a contractor, operating as Mike Ray Backhoe Service in Lillington, working in the surrounding counties.
Graveside service will be conducted at 4 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at Antioch Baptist Church with Rev. David Anderson, Rev. Martin Groover, and Rev. Terry Williams officiating. The family received friends from 6 —8 p.m. Tuesday at his home.
Mike is survived by his wife, Sheila Gilchrist Ray; daughters, Lisa Ray Spitzer and husband Jason of Lillington; Marsha Ray Thomas of Lillington; mother, Mary Privott Ray of Lillington; two grandchildren, Darian Sheila Thomas and Jaylyn Ray Spitzer. Brother, Duncan Ray of Raleigh; sister, Mary Grace Mason of Concord.