Willie Ray Lomax
Last updated 12/2/2020 at 5:15pm
Willie Ray Lomax, 92, of Brevard, passed away Thursday, Nov. 26, 2020.
Born in Stanly County, N.C., he was the son of the late Calvin and Fannie Kimrey Lomax. In addition to his parents, he also was preceded in death by six siblings, Grady Lomax, Maude Efird, Cora Mae Chance, Pauline Dayvault, Macie Hearne and C.A. Lomax Jr.
Growing up in Stanly County, he learned his woodworking skills while working for Young Manufacturing Furniture Company. He later joined the United States Army, where he served during the Korean Conflict, earning the Purple Heart during his service. After his time i...