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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  • December 30, 2020
    Vicky Karpinsky Simmons says:
    Tinker,Debbie,Sheila,Tina&Danny I am so sorry for the loss of your husband and daddy. If I can do anything for you please let me know. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers.❤️

  • December 30, 2020
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  • December 30, 2020
    TIMOTHY TABOR SR. says:
    BUDDY YOU WILL BE MISSED

  • December 30, 2020
    Jen says:
    Rest In Peace Papa. Love ❤️ you