The Stanly News and Press (Albemarle, NC)


December 31, 2012

Ray Overcash

Sunday, December 30, 2012 — Ray Allen Overcash, 87, of New London, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012, at his home.  

His service was at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Clarence Walck officiating. Burial followed in the New London Cemetery with full military rites by the Stanly County DAV Ritual Team and with Masonic Graveside Rites.

The family received friends on Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, from 9:30-10:30 a.m., prior to the funeral service.

Born July 29, 1925, in Davidson, N.C., he was the son of the late William Burrett Overcash and Cecil Spencer Overcash.  

He attended Davidson College and Charlotte University and was a retired Wildlife Officer with 33 years of service. He was a member of New London United Methodist Church, a Veteran of the U.S. Navy during WWII and a member of Roman Eagle Lodge #550 A.F. & A.M., Aberdeen, N.C.

He was married to Margaret Blackwell Overcash of the home. Other survivors include daughter, Aleece Overcash Lehman and husband Randy of Oakboro; brother, Bobby Overcash of Concord; and grandchildren Ashlee Ray McKeon and Margaret Noah Anspach.  

A brother, Charlie Overcash, and a sister, Deannie Brannon, preceded him in death.  

The family requests that memorials be made to Hospice of Stanly County, 960 N. First St., Albemarle, NC 28001 or to the American Diabetes Association Memorial and Honor Program, PO Box 2680, North Canton, Ohio 44720.

Stanly Funeral Home is entrusted with arrangements.

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