Edward "Ray" Andrews, 72, of Cramerton passed away July 18, 2020 at his residence. He was born on September 16, 1947 to the late Ludie and Georgia Andrews. Ray was a civic minded man previously serving as a police officer in both the Gaston and Mecklenburg counties during his career. He grew up in Cramerton and loved his community. He was a member of the Cramerton Parks and Recreation and was also and instrumental part in the development of Goat Island.
Survivors include his companion, Marlene S. Gibson; stepchildren, Troy Gibson and wife Nina, Bart Gibson and wife Trudi, and Tracy Leigh and husband Tim; sisters, Susan Andrews Whitworth and husband Chris and Carol Cherry Ledbetter; 5 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; and special friend of 40 years, Ronnie Ethridge.
Services are private.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Cramerton Parks and Recreation, 155 North Main St., Cramerton, NC 28032.
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Cramerton Parks & Recreation
155 North Main St., Cramerton NC 28032