Anthony D. Ray Sr.

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GREENSBORO - Anthony Demetrius Ray Sr., 32, of 3622 E. Lakefield Drive, and formerly of Fayetteville, was born Jan. 17, 1978, to Gale Ruth Ray Vereen and Richard Lee Tuck. Anthony was called to join the Lord on Sunday, May 9, 2010. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, May 17, 2010, in Kingdom Covenant Church, 520 Teague St., Greensboro. Interment with military honors will follow in Guilford Memorial Park. A visitation will be held from 5 to 7 tonight, Sunday, May 16, 2010, in Good Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 1431 Deep Creek Road, Fayetteville. Anthony graduated from Terry Sanford High School in 1996; went on to Catawba College on a football scholarship. He later enlisted in the U.S. Army, then moved to Greensboro, where he continued to live his life as an adult. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife, Manita Brewington Ray of Greensboro; daughter, Arllyssa Ray; sons, Anthony Ray Jr. and Demonte Harris, all of Greensboro; his mother, Gale Ray Vereen of Fayetteville; father and stepmother, Richard L. and Gearldine Tuck of Fairbanks, Alaska; sisters, Joycelyn Vereen and Candice Ray of Fayetteville, and Shammienike Tuck of Fairbanks; brothers, Terrence Vereen, Cory Vereen, Sam Vereen and Bryan Vereen, all of Fayetteville, Richard Tuck II and Dominick Tuck, both of Fairbanks; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives. Professional services entrusted to Unity Funeral Services, 594 S. Reilly Road, Fayetteville. www.unityfuneralservices.com.

Published in Fayetteville Observer on May 16, 2010
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