Charles Ray Haynes, age 70 of Bostic, died Monday, July 10, 2017 at Spartanburg Regional Medical Center following a sudden illness. Ray was born in Forest City, North Carolina on January 10, 1947 to his parents, the late Haggard Alex and Edith Freeman Haynes. He started his career in auto sales in 1974 and in 1980 became a partner in H-Hamrick & Haynes Auto Sales in Forest City which he operated until his retirement. Ray was an active member of Crestview Baptist Church where he was involved in the Church Brotherhood and the Fellowship Committee. He was a 1965 graduate of East Rutherford High School and served his country in the United States Army.
Ray truly enjoyed fellowship with his friends each day as they would gather to eat together. He also was an avid golfer, fisherman and he loved to travel. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Alfred Haynes.
Survivors include his wife and high school sweetheart, Janice Hardin Haynes, two daughters, Gina Haynes Hamrick and husband Clint of Bostic, Christy Haynes Bernhardt and husband Britt of Mooresville, NC, a sister, Linda Haynes Phillips of Bostic, his mother-in-law, Sue Bradley Hardin of Bostic, four grandchildren, Garrett Hamrick, Carsyn Bernhardt, Hayden Hamrick, and Camryn Bernhardt, and numerous loving nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at two o'clock Thursday in the Crestview Baptist Church with Reverend Kevin Rohm, Reverend Jamie Hamrick and Mr. Chuck Jones will deliver a eulogy. officiating. Interment will follow in the Eternal Hills Memorial Park. Visitation will be Thursday in the church sanctuary from 12 noon until 1:45 prior to the service.
Memorials may be made to Crestview Baptist Church Building Fund, 630 S. Church Street, Forest City, NC 28043 or South Mountain Christian Camp, Post Office Box 9, Bostic, NC 28018.
The Padgett and King Mortuary & Crematory is in charge of arrangements and an online guest registry is available at www.padgettking.com
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Dear Janice, Gina, and family,
Tommy and I are so terribly saddened to hear about the sudden loss of Ray. In the time that we got to know Ray at the cafe, we grew to love him and he will be missed very much. Ray was funny, sweet, generous, and a Christian man. Our hearts go out to each of you as you deal with this change in your lives. Janice, Ray was over the moon for you and spoke so fondly of your marriage. We will certainly pray for strength, comfort, guidance,and peace. Love, Tommy and Crystal Deviney
Submitted by Crystal Deviney on Jul 12 2017 10:00:40 PM
Saddened to learn of Ray's passing. Our sincere condolences to Janice and the family and many close friends. We remember Ray with great fondness during our time at Crestview for his friendliness and his devotion to the work of the church and the kingdom. May the Lord, by His Spirit, comfort you in your loss. Charles & Faye Rich
Submitted by Charles & Faye Rich on Jul 12 2017 04:59:46 PM
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Sandra McDonald Nanney lit a candle on Jul 12 2017 01:43:51 PM
Ray was a great friend. He will surely be missed. We are praying for you and your family.
Submitted by Larry and Jeannette Walker on Jul 12 2017 01:36:43 PM
I am praying for all of you. I send my love at this time and always. God bless and keep you all. Love Aunt MaryHelen
Submitted by Aunt MaryHelen Arrowood on Jul 12 2017 01:02:56 PM
Janice we are all praying that You and the rest of Family are granted Peaceful Mercy from our Heavenly Father. We are lifting You All up. We love You All and send heart felt sympathy. From Cousin Dianne and family.
Submitted by John and Dianne Case and families on Jul 12 2017 12:59:45 PM
We were so sorry to hear of Ray's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May God comfort you during this sad time.
Jerry & Cheryl Lentz
Submitted by Cheryl Lentz on Jul 12 2017 12:09:22 PM
Dear Janice & family, TC & I are so very sorry to hear of Ray's passing. Even though we didn't see each other very often, we always considered you dear, dear friends. Our love, thoughts & prayers are with you. May God bless you in the coming days. Love, TC & Paulette
Submitted by TC & Paulette White on Jul 12 2017 10:59:44 AM
My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Submitted by Stanley Bland on Jul 12 2017 09:20:07 AM
We are so sorry to hear about your great loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you. May God give you comfort during this very difficult time.
Submitted by Don and Joyce Teseniar on Jul 12 2017 09:03:10 AM
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