Troy “Ray” Carpenter 58 passed away Thursday March 2, 2023 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after a long battle with heart disease. He was born in Durham on September 26, 1964. Ray loved the beach and everything about it! He served his country in the U.S. Navy. He was employed with Southeastern Heating/AC as an HVAC technician which he thoroughly enjoyed! Ray was preceded in death by his father E. J. Carpenter and brother Cedric Carpenter.
Ray is survived by his mother and step-father David and Elsie Kemp, sisters, Peggy Alford (Pat), Patsy Ray (Lewis), Catherine McLean (Ricky), sister-in-law Vicki Carpenter, nieces, Holly Lewis (Kevin), Vickie Walker (Keith), Monica Holt (Rob), Jenny Tippett, Kimberly Alford (Eric Bowser), Roxanna Nieves (Nate), Victoria Carpenter, great-nephews Tyler Walker, Justin Walker (Yvette), Ethan Walker, Benjamin Holt, Xander Nieves, great-nieces, Kelcey Tippett, Skyler Tippett, Ryan Holt and aunt Lathie Ray.
The family would like to thank the Physicians and nurses in the CVICU at New Hanover Regional Medical Center for their extraordinary care and compassion!
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