February 7, 2021, 72, Goldsboro –
Edmond Ray Kriger, 72, peacefully transitioned to his everlasting home on Sunday, February 7, 2021.
Ray was born in Wayne County on March 11, 1948 to Norma Lee Blackburn Kriger and the late Edmond Kriger. He retired after 40 years from civil service as a licensed electrician with Seymour Johnson Air Force Base. With a strong work ethic, Ray also operated his own electrical business, Kriger Electrical. Ray proudly served his country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.
Ray was an avid hunter, fisherman and golfer. He attained his Captain license and always enjoyed being on the water. Most importantly to Ray was his family. Ray worked so hard to make sure his wife and children were well taken care of. Ray was the best papa who will be truly missed.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, February 11, 2021 from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at Seymour Funeral Home followed by a service at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel. Interment will be in Wayne Memorial Park with military honors. Attendees are asked to wear a face covering and practice social distancing.
Ray is survived by his wife of 51 years, Mahala Flora Kriger; daughters, Sherri K. Cox and husband Randy, and Tracy Braddy and husband Greg; grandchildren, Payton, Jacob, Caleb, Gabriel, Seth, Andrew, Rachael, Aaron, Abigail, Channah, Rivkah, Eliana, Aliyah, and Cahvah; and eight great-grandchildren, Mayella, Levi, Jaxon, Asher, Elizabeth, Sarah, Hadassah, and Joshua. He is also survived by two brothers, Bobby Kriger and David Kriger and wife Louise.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be given in his memory to the American Diabetes Association, Type 1 International, P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.seymourfuneralhome.com.