OBITUARY

Carlos Ray Travis

February 28, 1934May 25, 2018
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CARLOS RAY TRAVIS HICKORY – Carlos Ray Travis 84, of Hickory passed away on Friday, May 25 2018. Carlos was born on February 28, 1934 in Catawba County. He was preceded in death by his wife, Celia Clanton Travis and his mother, Zelda Lucille Travis. He is survived by his son, Carlos Ray Travis, II and his grandson, Cole Rector. His niece, Lisa Hoyle, cared for him and his late wife for the last two years. Carlos was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church, so Pastor Troy Grant and Pastor Jerry Hurley will be officiating the service. Carlos enjoyed serving his church by keeping young children in the toddler room. Photography was one of Carlos’s hobbies and he used his skills to photograph new members of his church. A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, May 28, 2018 at 11 am at Catawba Funeral Home. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 10-11 am at the funeral home. Carlos will be laid next to his wife, Celia, of 54 years. Memorials may be made to Lakeview Baptist Church, 4080 N. Center St, Hickory, NC 28601. Condolences may be left at www.catawbamemorialpark.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Carlos Ray Travis II, Son
  • Cole Rector, Grandson
  • Lisa Hoyle, Niece
  • DONATIONS

  • Lakeview Baptist Church

Services

  • Visitation Monday, May 28, 2018
  • Celebration of Life Monday, May 28, 2018
REMEMBERING

Carlos Ray Travis

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Cameron Winslow

May 28, 2018

Carlos and celceia was my baby sitter elementary they was my grandparents they always did stuff for me and took me for breakfast and ball game I remember like it was yesterday me Celica picking up Carlos Jr form work at hickory springs love ya I Will miss yahh rest in peace and can't wait to see yahh soon in haven love yahh from your special grandson Cameron winslow

Emily Allen

May 27, 2018

I knew Carlos and Celia my whole life. Celia was my grandma Gwen Allens best friend for as long as I can remember. I have some fond memories of Carlos. When I went to church with Grandma he would always have candy for us kids and always gave the best hugs. When I was in high school I went to their house and helped teach him how to use his new computer and loaded some software onto the computer. When I graduated high school he filmed my graduation for me. I will always have a soft spot for Carlos and Celia. Rest easy in Heaven.

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