Billy Ray Deese, Sr

billy deese, sr

Hubert, NC
Billy Ray Deese, Sr., 78 of Hubert and formerly of Carthage died Friday (May 4, 2007) at his residence.
Funeral services with military rites will be 11:00 AM Tuesday at Emmanuel Baptist Church of which he was a lifelong devoted member. Pastor Eugene Ussery will be officiating.
A native of Moore County he was a son of the late Pines and Myrtle Vaughn Deese. He was a WWII veteran of the US Army Air Corp. He served in law enforcement for 15 years working with the Moore County ABC and the Sanford Police Department. He was a member of Northview Fire Department for many years and worked for the American Red Cross and Disaster Relief Services.
He is survived by: his wife Carolyn Griffin Deese; a son Billy Deese, Jr. of Sanford; brother Jerry Deese of Carthage; daughters Barbara Hall of Hubert, Cristy Deese of Fayetteville, Laura Deese of Sanford and Amanda Deese of the home; 11 grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.
The family will receive friends at Fry and Prickett Funeral Home in Carthage Monday from 6:00 —8:00 PM.
Memorials may be made to the American Red Cross, Moore County Chapter, P.O. 407, Southern Pines, NC 28387.
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  1. It was a great pleasure to have known Billy through our Moore Co. Red Cross chapter. His great devotion to the Red Cross and all the people lives that he helped and taught will last forever.
    Billy will be missed.

  2. Billy & Family,
    You have our deepest sympathy during this difficult time.
    Our prayers are with you.

  3. Billy-So sorry to hear of your father\’s passing. Please give me a call sometime. Let\’s catch up. Regards Jimmy Muse. 1-800-828-8313 x 150

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