JACKSONVILLE - William “Ray” Futrell, 80 of Jacksonville, passed away at Lower Cape Fear Hospice Thursday, July 6, 2017.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday morning at 11:00 AM at the Harris Creek Missionary Baptist Church with Pastor Drew Parker officiating. A visitation will be held an hour prior to the service. Burial will be private per family request.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents George and Peachie Wood Futrell, brother Garland Futrell, and granddaughter Kylie Trammell.
He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Vidalia Parker Futrell; son, William Ray Futrell, Jr. of Jacksonville; daughters, Loretta Futrell Trammell and her husband, Phil of Apex, NC, Lisa Futrell Racicot and her husband, Paul of Katy, TX, and Angie Futrell Hinton and her husband, Jeffrey of Westview, KY; sister, Louise Futral of Cameron, NC; and seven grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the family but flowers are welcome and appreciated.
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I am so sorry for your loss, sickness and death is an enemy of God, he promises to do away with sickness and death one day soon. Revelation 21: 3,4. The God of the Bible is a loving God who can provide comfort to the mourning ones, those lowly in heart and provide encouragement and strength. 2 Corinthians. 1: 3,4.
May comfort and peace be with your family and friends.
Submitted by Neighbor on Oct 4 2017 07:36:11 PM
My deepest sympathy to the Futrell Family. Ray seemed to know the true meaning of friendship. He will be missed by so many. Dorothy R. Brantley
Submitted by Dorothy Brantley on Jul 10 2017 11:04:37 PM
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Dorothy Bantley lit a candle on Jul 10 2017 11:03:24 PM
So sorry for your loss,Ray was a special man to all people.God Bless you all at this time
Submitted by Lee and Brenda Pike on Jul 8 2017 06:44:16 PM
Mr. Futrell was one of my very first clients. Very kind and good humored man... I'll miss you my friend!
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I am praying for peace for all of you. I am so sorry for your loss. Patty Mustacchia
Submitted by Patty Mustacchia on Jul 7 2017 09:46:37 AM
We are so sorry for your loss. Praying for comfort and peace during the passing of your loved one. Bryon and Betty Smith
Submitted by Bryon Smith on Jul 7 2017 09:24:51 AM
Sorry to hear about the passing of your loved one. May the comforting promises from God ease your pain during this difficult time. One of which is found at Isaiah 25:8. There it says "He will swallow up death forever, and the Sovereign Lord Jehovah will wipe away the tears from all faces.”
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