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McLaurin Funeral Home & Pinecrest Memorial Park

12830 US 70 Business Hwy W, Clayton, NC

OBITUARY

Ray Lee Biggs

December 26, 1940January 19, 2020
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On Sunday, January 19, 2020, Ray Biggs, loving husband and father of four, passed away at the age of 79. He spent the days before he passed, surrounded by loved ones in his home. Ray was born on December 26, 1940 in Lee County, Virginia to Dewey and Elva Biggs. He became a member of the National Guard at the age of 16 and eventually joined the United States Air Force at the age of 21. On July 5, 1963, he married his high school sweetheart, Barbara Greer (Biggs). They raised three sons, Scott, Kevin, and Shane and one daughter, Ashley together. Ray served in the United States Air Force for 16 years. He eventually went on to work for Wayne County, ABC Store and retired from there in 2012. Ray was an avid lover of Country music and Western Movies. He loved his family more than anything in this world. He was known for his quick wit and his good advice. Ray may be gone in body, but his spirit will live on forever with the memories that we share. Ray was preceded in death by his father Dewey Biggs, his mother Elva Biggs, and his brother Billy Joe. He is survived by his wife, Barbara Greer Biggs; his four children, Scott, Kevin, Shane, Ashley Biggs; 8 beautiful Grandchildren; 1 Great grand -daughter; and two sisters, Linda Biggs Ely and Loretta Biggs Taylor. Visitation for Ray Biggs will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at McLaurin Funeral Home located at 12830 US 70 Business Highway West, Clayton, NC 27520 at 12:30pm with the funeral following at 2:00pm. The family would like to give a special thanks to Dr. Keith Carmack and his Community Home care and Hospice team for their love and support during our family’s trying time. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Community Home Care and Hospice in Goldsboro located at 2309 Wayne Memorial Drive Goldsboro, NC 27534.

  • FAMILY

  • Barbara Greer Biggs, Wife
  • Scott Biggs, Son
  • Kevin Biggs, Son
  • Shane Biggs, Son
  • Ashley Biggs, Daughter
  • Linda Biggs Ely, Sister
  • Lorretta Biggs Taylor, Sister
  • Dewey Biggs, Father (deceased)
  • Elva Biggs, Mother (deceased)
  • Billy Joe Biggs, Brother (deceased)
  • Eight beautiful Grandchildren and One Great grand-daughter
  • DONATIONS

  • Community Home Care and Hospice

Services

  • Visitation Saturday, January 25, 2020
  • Memorial Service Saturday, January 25, 2020

Memories

Ray Lee Biggs

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Ken Wall

January 22, 2020

Scott
Thinking about you and your family during this trying time.
Ken Wall
Wall Mechanical Contractors Inc

Shelby Long

January 20, 2020

I'm sorry to hear that Ray has passed. I'm a first cousin, my dad was Elmer Biggs. I spent many summers with Ray and his family at Pennington Gap, VA. We always came in from Cleveland, Ohio to visit grannie Biggs. We had some good times in those days. I pray that the Lord will hold you all close and comfort you in this time as only He can do. My family and I will hold you all up in prayer.
Love and Prayers
Cousin Shelby (Biggs) Long and family .

Jerry Biggs

January 20, 2020

So sorry to hear this. We're first cousins and I always had
fun with Ray Lee. Always enjoyed our times together when we
were young. Wish I could be there, prayers for all the family.
Rest in Peace Cuz. God Bless...
Jerry

Ashley Biggs

January 19, 2020

I love this man forever and ever. He was my best friend and he never gave up on me. Rest in peace Dad. I miss you.
Love Ashley

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