Ray Dell Hankins

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Ray Dell Hankins

May 30, 1943 ~ January 8, 2014 (age 70)


Ray Dell Hankins of 811 Nance Avenue, High Point, NC, passed away January 8, 2014, at the Hospice Home of High   Point.  Ray was born May 30, 1943.

Ray was born in High Point to the late Akers L. and Alma B. Hankins.  Surviving are his son, Michael Dale Hankins and wife Beth, grandson, Michael Dale Hankins, Jr.; brothers Harold Hankins and wife Marilyn, Eugene Hankins and wife, Savannah; sister, Shelby Benson and husband Willie; sisters-in-law, Nancy Hankins and Kat Hankins. 

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Junior Hankins and Wesley Hankins.  Ray was a truck driver for Stylette Furniture for many years and later peddled furniture. He enjoyed fishing and working on automobiles and trucks.

The family will receive visitors beginning at 2:00 p.m. Sunday, January 12, 2014, and a memorial service will follow at 3:00 p.m. at Crossover Community Church, 723 Knightdale Avenue, High Point, NC  27262.

Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.

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  • January 10, 2014
    Ann Reece says:
    Ray Dell you are truly going to be missed by everyone up here at our house. I can,t express what you meant to us. You are a very special part of our family. We had good times and we will never forget any of them. It breaks my heart into that you left us so soon. I just feel lost. I love you so much and always will.

  • January 10, 2014
    Glenn and Diane Murray says:
    Ray only you know how I am going to miss my buddy. I will never forget all the times such as when you taught me how to waterski in your backyard behind a car. Times like that will never be forgotten. Anybody who had you as a friend had something to be proud of.  Love you!

  • January 10, 2014
    Michael Hankins says:
    Dad I don't even know where to begin to say how much I'm going to miss you.You were my best friend in the world and the best dad anyone could ever ask for.I hope over these last five years I made you proud of the man I've become.I'll always cherish the great times we had and the times we spent together.I'll never forget our fishing trips and our trips up the road those will always be the good old days to me.I love you dad and you'll always be in my heart everywhere I go.

  • January 10, 2014
    Michael Hankins Jr. (Punkin) says:
    Papaw I'm going to miss you very much you were the greatest.Thank you for all the times you played with me in the yard and for everyday you went and got me biscuit and gravy.You went and got me breakfast everyday before you did anything and I'll never forget it.I'll always remember the fun times we had when we went to Tweetsie Railroad.I love you and will miss you so much.Punkin

  • January 11, 2014
    Kim Barnes Lackey says:
    Ray was a person that was always wiling to help others.  He held a very special place in the hearts of my Mom and sister.  I will always be grateful for all the things he did for them without hesitation day or night!  He will be truly be missed in the days ahead.

  • January 13, 2014
    George Mason says:
    "And the last enemy, death, is to be brought to nothing." (1Corinthians 15:26)

  • September 27, 2014
    Darlene Hill says:
    Ray, I just found out that you had passed away.  You brought a lot sunshine into my dad's life and mine.  I have thought about you a lot in the last couple of years.  I'm so glad that I came by to see you and Michael.  You have always shared the times that you and dad had, good and bad.  I love you.  You will be terribly missed by a lot of people.