Ray Anthony Allison, Sr.

July 20, 1963 ~ September 19, 2019 (age 56)

Ray Anthony Allison, 56, was taken from this earth suddenly on Thursday September 19, 2019.  

Memorial Services will be held at Bethel Baptist Church, 1209 Opal St, Kannapolis, NC 28083 on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 2:30 pm with remembrances and remarks from friends. The Homegoing Celebration/Memorial Service will begin promptly at 3:00 pm with repast following immediately.   The Allison family will receive friends and loved ones at 298 Esther Circle, Kannapolis, North Carolina 28083. 

Ray was born on July 20, 1963 in Pensacola, Florida and relocated with his family at a very early age to his lifelong home in Kannapolis, NC.  He is a member of the A.L. Brown High School Class of 1982.  He was an expert residential and commercial painter.  Ray was  a people person who always had a smile; a joke or a word of encouragement. 

Ray is survived by his wife of three years, Melinda Monticue Allison, his mother Guerleane W. Allison, his children: Kia Allison, Ra’Nesha Allison and Marquis Jenkins (Heather) and his grandchildren: Raven Hill, Nyla Maxwell, Ray'Niah White, and Martin White III. 

His siblings, John Allison (Priscilla), Sharon Allison-Ottey, MD, Tonya Allison, Darrell Allison (La Nica), Roderick G. Allison (Kimberly) and a host of uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, in laws and extended family. 

Our beloved Ray Anthony Allison was taken suddenly from us but he leaves a legacy of his love, his personality and memories with us which will last forever in our hearts. 

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