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Raymond Best Elliott

February 27, 1937 ~ December 23, 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

Raymond Best Elliott, 84 of Fayetteville, passed away on Wednesday, December 22, 2021.

Raymond was born on February 27. 1937 in Dunn, North Carolina to the late William Elliott and Mimy Williams Elliott. He enjoyed gardening, baseball (where he played shortstop and catcher) and woodworking. He was an avid contributor to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and he worked in construction where he previously owned and operated a construction company.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 29, 2021, at 12 noon at Jernigan-Warren Chapel. Burial will follow in Rockfish Cemetery. The family will receive friends and family from 11-12 a.m. Wednesday prior to the service at the funeral home.

Raymond was preceded in death by his wife of 50 years, Fannie Elliott and his son Daryl Elliott.

He is survived by his sons, Belvin “Doug” William, William Patrick “Pat” Elliott (Perous); daughter, Shelia Barnes; brother, Johnny Elliott (Jackie); grandchildren, Brandon Elliott (Crystra), Meeko Elliott (Renata); great grandchildren, Jailani, Zuri, Renyla and Dermani Elliott.

Funeral arrangements by Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, 545 Ramsey St. Fayetteville, N.C. 28301

Online condolences may be made at http://www.jerniganwarren.com

 

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Celebration of Life
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

12:00 PM
Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home
545 Ramsey St.
Fayetteville, NC 28301

Committal
Wednesday
December 29, 2021

1:00 PM
Rockfish Memorial Park
4017 Gillespie St.
Fayetteville, NC 28306

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