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Raymond L. Williamson, Jr.

May 18, 2017

Kill Devil Hills –  Raymond L. Williamson, Jr.  passed away May 18, 2017 in Kill Devil Hills.  Raymond was born November  9, 1934 in Richmond, VA to the late Raymond Williamson, Sr. DDS and Ida Williamson.

Ray lived most of his life in Richmond, VA where he worked in the dairy industry. He was a faithful long time member of Cold Harbor Road Church of Christ.  He loved boating, fishing and playing trumpet in his jazz band. In his retirement years he moved to the Outer Banks and worked at the Nags Head Fishing Pier.

Ray was preceded in death by his sisters, Mary Ellen Burley of Richmond, VA and Viola Hyman of Maine and his brother; David Williamson of Richmond, VA.

Ray was survived by his wife, Jona Ra Williamson of Kill Devil Hills; daughter, Kristine Shanko (Charles) of Charleston, SC; sons, Barry of San Diego, CA and Randy (Vickie) of Kill Devil Hills; sister, Sarah Liggan (Joseph) of Richmond, VA. He is also survived by six grandchildren, Berkley Shanko, Alexandria Shanko, Charleston Shanko, Katherine Williamson, Anna Williamson, Matthew Williamson and great-grandson, Carter Woody.

A celebration of life will be held at a later date on the Outer Banks.

Condolences may be expressed via the on-line register at  Gallop Funeral Services, Inc. was entrusted with arrangements.