Mr. Raymond Arrington

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Obituary

Rocky Mount, NC

Raymond Arrington Sr. was born January 19, 1929 in Nash County to the late Beatrice and Arthur Arrington. He departed this life October 3rd at UNC Chapel Hill Hospital after a short illness.

Raymond was a member of St. James Baptist Church. He kept busy working for the Lord. Sunday School was his favorite. He also enjoyed being on the Usher Board, singing in the choir and delivering meals on wheels.

Raymond was a member of the ELKS. He retired from SCL Railroad after working twenty-three years.

He leaves to cherish his precious memories his loving wife, Nannie of seventy years; two sons, Bishop Marvin Nelson Arrington (First Lady Deloris) and Ronald Wayne Arrington; two sisters Georgia Dobson and Josephine Eason (Johnnie); three sisters-in-law Andorus Arrington, Mary Ann Dolbery (James Lee) and Maggie Lee Hunter; one brother Julius Ray Arrington; seven grandchildren; nine great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Raymond was preceded in death by two sons Raymond Arrington Jr. and Alvin Quentin Arrington.

A Visitation for Mr. Arrington will be held from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Saturday, October 6, 2018, at the Rocky Mount location of H.D. Pope Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 pm, on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at St. James Baptist Church, 527 E. Thomas Street in Rocky Mount, NC.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, N.C.

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