James Ray Chavis, age 46, of Hampstead passed away Friday, March 27, 2015 at his home.
He was born December 2, 1969 in Lumberton, North Carolina the son of Celester Chavis and Cora Hammonds Hollis.
James grew up in Wilmington and worked as a heavy equipment operator in the construction industry. He was a devoted and loving father to his children and they were his pride and joy in life.
Left to cherish his memory are his sons, James Allen, Christian James Chavis and James Ray Chavis Jr.; daughters, Shacurie Reaves, Coraletha Reaves and Ray’Gine Chavis; five grandchildren, brothers, Charles Chavis, Stanley Chavis and Erwin Chavis Jr.; sister, Cynthia Parker; and numerous other loving family members.
A celebration of life will be held 2:30 PM Saturday, April 4, 2015 at the Wilmington Funeral Chapel. The family will receive friend one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403.