Ted ”Proctor” Massey, Sr. 82, of 3129 Watkins Town Road passed away after a brief illness on July 2, 2013 at Rex Healthcare.
Proctor was born in Wake County on August 28, 1930 to the late Otha Massey and Neva Watkins Massey. He graduated from Rolesville High School in 1949. He married the love of his life, Edna Earle Chalk on June 10, 1950. For many years they were the owners of Proctor’s Swim Club, he also farmed and worked for Lowe’s Home Improvement. Proctor and Edna Earle worked at the Red Cross Building at the NC State Fair for 27 years helping lost children and families with first aid needs and directions. For many years Proctor sang with the Psalmsman Quartet where he enjoyed witnessing and praising the Lord. He was strong in his faith and was a lifelong dedicated member of Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church where he was very active.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church, 3328 Forestville Road, Raleigh, NC 27616. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Surviving Proctor are his wife, Edna Earle Chalk Massey; sons, Ted Proctor Massey, Jr. and his wife, Donna of Knightdale and Robert Ferrell “Bobby” Massey of Raleigh; grandchildren, Chris, Jordan and Lauren Massey.
The Massey family will receive relatives and friends from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m., Friday, July 5, 2013 at L. Harold Poole Funeral Service and Crematory, 944 Old Knight Road, Knightdale, NC 27545 and other times at the home.
Flowers are accepted or memorial contributions may be made in Proctor’s memory to Wake Cross Roads Baptist Church Building Fund, 3328 Forestville Road, Raleigh, NC 27616.
Condolences for the family may be sent to poolefuneral.com under obituaries.