Charles Ray Haynes



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