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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My family, we hold you in our hearts and treasure the times we've had. Ray was so kind to all of us. We love you.
Submitted by Devin and Stacey Harvey, Jeremy, Liz on Jul 12 2017 09:01:55 AM
Ray lives on in the beautiful faces of his family, the love he shared will shine on forever. My heart goes out to you all.
Submitted by Deirdre on Jul 12 2017 07:33:02 AM
I am so sorry for your loss. Prayers for all.
Submitted by Lisa Moore Waters on Jul 12 2017 01:00:05 AM
I will always remember the golf trips we went on many years ago. Ray was always a gentleman and good sport as we played those beach and mountain courses. He loved his family and friends. We will meet in Heaven again someday.
Submitted by Bill Luckadoo on Jul 12 2017 12:04:06 AM
Dear Janice and family, I was so sorry to hear about Ray. I remember how much you guys cared about each other way back in high school. God blessed you to for many years. I just wanted to express my deepest sympathy. May God bless you and your family during these difficult days.
Love Chee Chee
Submitted by Chee Chee Van Dyke Hope on Jul 11 2017 11:43:18 PM
Thoughts and prayers for the family. May God give you strength at this difficult time.
Submitted by Steve & Teresa Culbertson on Jul 11 2017 11:12:40 PM
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Steve & Teresa Culbertson lit a candle on Jul 11 2017 11:12:06 PM
Gina, Christy & Family, I was so saddened to hear of Mr. Haynes passing. He was such a kind person and always spoke to me when we ran in to each other. You all are in my thoughts & prayers in the days & months ahead. Please accept my profound condolences.
Submitted by Carla Ruff on Jul 11 2017 09:33:01 PM
Janice, Gina and Christy... We are so sorry to hear of Ray's passing. Please know that you are in our prayers. May God's love and peace surround you.
Submitted by Patti and Sam Marlowe on Jul 11 2017 09:14:50 PM
So sorry to hear about Ray passing away. Family is in our prayers.
Submitted by Carolyn Ramsey Brackett on Jul 11 2017 08:54:25 PM
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