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“Sending love and prayers to everyone. We love you Brandy! Brandon and Charlotte Dillard ”
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“It was a pleasure knowing Ray. His wit and love of Volkswagen's made my day every time I saw him. He will be missed dearly by many! RIP Ray!! ”
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Mr. Ray Nelson Pearson, 74, of Morganton, passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2020 at Wake Forest Baptist Health, following a brief illness.
Ray was born January 7, 1946 in Burke County to the late Bessie Carver. He enjoyed working on his Volkswagen and riding in the South Mountains with his friends, Nascar, and hunting. Ray was a great upholster and loved spending time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his mother, he is preceded in death by his son-in-law, Travis Morrison.
He is survived by his daughters, Kelly Harris and husband Robert, and Brandy Pearson Morrison; grandchildren, Kamryn Harris, Luke Harris, and Taylar Pierce and husband Cameron.
A memorial service will be held on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 5:00 PM in the chapel of Heritage Funeral Service with Rev. Marvin Wiley officiating.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Heritage Funeral Service.
Memorials may be made to Cure SMA, 925 Busse Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007. He always hoped for a cure for spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) for his grandson.
An online guestbook and obituary is available at
Heritage Funeral Service & Crematory of Valdese is serving the family.