Milton Ray Harrell

October 16, 1931 - December 27, 2020
Milton Ray Harrell

Milton (Buddy) Harrell of Leland, left his earthly body December 27, 2020 to join his parents, James M. “Matt” Harrell and Annie Moore Harrell, in the Kingdom of Heaven along with a sister, Launa Harrell Sikes, a brother, James Frederick Harrell and former son-in-law, Allan “Bimbo” Karpinsky Jr.

He will be forever loved and missed by wife, Nina Boswell Harrell of the home:; brother-in-law, Doug Boswell of the home; son, Danny Ray Harrell (Melanie) of the home; daughters Deborah Harrell (Tim) of Wilmington, Tina Feeley (Johnny) of Wilmington and Sheila Thomas (Joe); grandchildren Ashley Harrell, Danny “Ray” Harrell Jr., Amber Harrell, Logan Harrell, Ashley Carter, Jennifer Coppersmith, Allan Karpinsky III, Courtney Mincey, Nicole Chappell, and Joseph Thomas Jr. and many great-grandchildren. Milton has one surviving brother, whom he was very close to, Charles Harrell (Linda) and many nieces and nephews.

Milton served in the U.S. military for close to eleven years and received a Good Conduct Medal along with an Air Force Longevity Service Award.

The Family would like to thank the nurses and staff at Liberty Hospice for their attentiveness and kindness shown during the last month he was with us.

There will be a celebration of life at the home on January 9th from noon till 3 p.m. for family and friends.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403
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  • December 30, 2020
    James Michael (Mike) Harrell says:
    I will miss you greatly uncle Buddy. There are too many memories to talk about here. Shirley and I wish Nina and the family well during this tough time. Know that our prayers are with you all. With all our love, Mike and Shirley Harrell.

  • December 30, 2020
    Sheila says:
    Daddy we love you and will.miss you so much we will take care of mama you where very muched loved

  • December 30, 2020
    Cathy sanchez says:
    I’m so sorry for your loss Gma tinker and family , always here if anyone needs me keeping y’all in my prayers

  • December 30, 2020
    Cathy sanchez says:
    So sorry for ur loss Gma tinker and family ur always in my prayers

  • December 30, 2020
    Debbie Harrell lit a candle:
    Lit since December 30, 2020 at 12:36:52 AM