Ray L. Haynes, Sr. of Lake Wales passed away Wednesday, December 30, 2015 at his residence.
He was born October 10, 1932 in Catawba, NC; and he came here from North Carolina 53 years ago. He was a retired construction foreman from Freeman Decorating Co, a member of the Lighthouse of Hope Ministries in Lake Wales and was a veteran of Korea, serving in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed fishing, wood carving, family times and traveling.
Ray was preceded in death by his sons, Ray Lee Haynes, Jr. and Sonny Ray Haynes. Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Faye I. Haynes; daughters, Reba Earls (Michael) of Edgewater, Kay Wright (Jeff) of Caser, NC, Elizabeth “Libby” Winters (Ray) of Catawba, NC, Theresa Barrett (Danny) of Vale, NC and Audrey O’Connor of Edgewater; sons, Frank Haynes (Faye) and James Haynes both of Lincolnton, NC, Burton Angold (Patty) and Billy Angold (Maria) both of Colorado; sister, Willie Wilson of Catawba, NC; 23 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren and several great-great-grandchildren.
Memorial service will be held 4:00 p.m. Saturday, January 16, 2015 at the Lighthouse of Hope Ministries with Pastor Havier Figueroa and Pastor Ed Jordan officiating.