Melvin Ray Herritt

Melvin Ray Herritt

March 31, 2023, 74, Goldsboro –

Melvin Ray Herritt, age 74, passed away Friday at his home. Born in Wayne County, NC, he was the son of the late Jack Loren and Betty Gregory Herritt. He was the husband of the late Brenda Turnage Herritt. A Veteran of the United States Air Force, he was retired from Carolina Door & Hardware and a member of The Lord’s Table in Goldsboro, NC. Ray was a staunch fan of the Duke Blue Devils Basketball team.

Funeral Services will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2023, at 2:00 pm at Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home with Pastor Ken Jefferson officiating. Burial, with military honors, will follow in Wayne Memorial Park. A time of visitation for family and friends will be held Tuesday, April 4, 2023, from 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm at the funeral home.

Ray is survived by his wife, Delza Mills Herritt; his son, Jamie Herritt (Erin); his daughter, Lisa Stanley (Bob); his stepchildren, James Galloway (Florelle), Mensah Adams (Shella) and Adelsa Shield (Dawson); his sisters, Carol Herring and Joyce Carnley (Frank); his grandchildren, Jackson Herritt, Mikayla Olejar, Kaitlyn Olejar, Kaley Olejar, Jenna Stanley and Hallie Stanley; 6 step-grandchildren.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Herritt family, and online condolences can be directed to