Ray Hollifield, 73, of Burnsville the Arbuckle Community passed away Tuesday March 16, 2010 in the Blue Ridge Regional Hospital. A native of Yancey County he was a son of Myrtle Ballew Hollifield and the late Brinton Hollifield. He was a veteran of the US Army and a member of the Big Crabtree Baptist Church. In addition to his father he was preceded in death by a brother, Gary Hollifield.
In addition to his Mother he is survived by his wife Georgia Hollifield of the home, two sons; Darrell Hollifield and wife Kristie of Burnsville and Christopher Hollifield also of Burnsville and a granddaughter, Amanda Hollifield of Morganton. He is also survived by three sisters; Shirley Wilson, Viola Shuford and Beulah Bailey all of Burnsville.
Funeral services for Mr. Hollifield will be conducted at 2:00 pm Saturday March 20, 2010 in the Grindstaff Memorial Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev. Ricky Ray officiating. Interment will follow in the Gus Young Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
Condolences may be e-mailed by going to our website; www.webbfh.com. selecting obituaries, and clicking on the name you wish to view and sign the guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Hollifield family.