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Raymond Charles Crotts, Jr.

June 27, 1946 — October 14, 2022

Siler city

Raymond "Chuck" Charles Crotts, Jr., 76, of Siler City, passed away on Friday, October 14, 2022 at his home.

Mr. Crotts was born in Randolph County on June 27, 1946, the son of  Raymond C. Crotts, Sr. and Sarah Smith Crotts.

Chuck was a proud United States Air Force Veteran, serving during the Vietnam War. He retired after many years with Collins & Aikman. He loved hunting, spending time in the swamp, and going to Jordan Lake. Chuck was a sports fan, and loved his Carolina Tarheels. He had a soft spot for any animal, especially his dogs. Chuck adored his family. In addition to his parents, Chuck is preceded in death by all of his K9 friends.

Chuck is survived by his sisters, Carolyn Shepherd of Greensboro and Sally Conte of Raleigh; nephews, Brad Conte of Raleigh, and Edward Alan of Las Vegas, NV; friend and caretaker, Janet Cartrette of Orrum, NC; special family, Dana Daniel (Paul), of Chapel Hill, and Donna Zogopoulos (Todd) of Pittsboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Victory Junction Gang, 4500 Adams Way, Randleman, NC 27317.

A Celebration of Life will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, November 5, 2022 at Parker's Creek Recreation Center, Shelter 4, Jordan Lake.

Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Crotts family.

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Service Schedule

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, November 5, 2022

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Parker's Creek Recreation Center, Shelter 4, Jordan Lake

Parker's Creek Recreation Road, Pittsboro, NC 27312

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