Cotten Funeral Home

2201 Neuse Blvd, New Bern, NC


Alvin Ray Propst Jr.

January 16, 1974July 27, 2020

Alvin Ray Propst Jr. 46, of Greenville went to be with the Lord July 27, 2020.

Sadly he is predeceased by his daughter, Cheyenne Elise Bauer.

He was an active member of River Bend Baptist Church. He received his Master’s degree in Divinity and Biblical languages from Oral Roberts University. He was an ordained Minister.

He is survived by his wife, Kristi Whitfield Propst; son, Matthew Taylor Propst of Greenville; father, Alvin Ray Propst, Sr. (Linda) of Morganton; Mother, Mary Kay Greene of Valdese, NC; brother, Paul Daniel Propst (Sara) of Rhodhiss, NC; Cousin, Travis (Honorary Brother) Poarch of Connelly Springs,NC; sisters, Pattie Locke (Daniel) of Swansboro and Megan Shoaf (David) of New Bern; nephews, Brady and Jack; niece, Brooklyn; Father and Mother in law , Ottis (Dykie) Whitfield, Jr and wife Lois.

Military Honors will be held 10:00am Friday, July 31, 2020 at Lakeside Chapel-Greenleaf Memorial Park.

A memorial service will be held 3:00pm Sunday, August 2, 2020 at Opendoor Church, 4584 Reedy Branch Road, Winterville, NC.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital in Cheyenne Bauer’s memory, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105

Arrangements by Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory. Online Condolences may be made to the Propst family at www.cottenfuneralhome.com


  • Burial with Military Honors

    Friday, July 31, 2020

  • Memorial Service

    Sunday, August 2, 2020


Alvin Ray Propst Jr.

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Pattie Locke

July 29, 2020

I am so thankful for the privilege to call you my brother. Thank you for being such a wonderful husband to my sister and father to my niece and nephew. You will certainly be missed but your memory will live on through all of us. Until we meet again someday, I love you.

“Where can I put my tools?”
~ Alvin “Ray” Propst Jr.

Love Always,


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