Ray Finley Moretz, 83, of Hickory, passed away Friday, April 27, 2018 at his residence.
Born September 21, 1934, in Alexander County, he was the son of the late Jessie Frank Moretz and Mattie May Helton Moretz. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he retired as an upholsterer in the furniture industry.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Frances Houston Moretz; brothers, Jess Moretz and Carl Moretz; and sisters, Mary M. Williamson, Bertha M. Starnes, and Minnie Mecimore.
Survivors include daughters, Vickie M. Andrews, Debi M. Shufford, and Tammy M. Fincannon; son, Dusty S. Hefner; brothers, Danny Moretz and Sam Fowler; sister, Faye M. Spelce; and grandchildren, Heather A. Darch, Myra Fincannon, and Kayla Hefner.
The funeral service was held May 1, 2018 at Drum’s Funeral Home in Hickory. Burial was in Woodlawn, Hickory.