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Billy Ray Hare

Billy Ray Hare, passed away peacefully at Zebulon Rehabilitation Center, after several extended hospital stays on Monday morning, September 29, 2014. He was the son of the late J. Edgar Hare and Maude Hinton Hare of Kenly, NC.

He was a 1953 graduate of Glendale High School who worked as a sales person for several office supply concerns within the Raleigh area. He finally retired in 1990 to manage the family farm he had grown up on. He was devoted to his family and will be greatly missed.

He is survived by sons, Joey Hare, Al Hare, and grandson, Wes Hare, all of Raleigh; one sister, Jean Bennett; nephews, Ashton Bennett and Taylor Bennett, all of Acworth, GA.

A simple graveside funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m., at the Kenly Cemetery, on Thursday, October 2, 2014, officiated by the Rev. Charles L. Renfrow. Flowers are appreciated, or in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to hospice of Wake County, 1300 Saint Marys St, Raleigh NC, 27605. Minshew-Coley Funeral Home, of Kenly, is handling arrangements.