JOHN RAYMOND ELKINS, JR.

Posted 4/3/20

Mr. John Raymond Elkins, Jr., 84, of New Hill passed away Monday, March 30, 2020 at Wake Medical Center in Cary.

He was born in Chatham County, the son of the late John Raymond Elkins, Sr. and …

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Mr. John Raymond Elkins, Jr., 84, of New Hill passed away Monday, March 30, 2020 at Wake Medical Center in Cary.

He was born in Chatham County, the son of the late John Raymond Elkins, Sr. and Mattie Frances Oldham Elkins. Junior was also preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Elkins. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service and retired after many years of service. Junior enjoyed working in the yard and planting a vegetable garden each season. He also enjoyed attending dances at the Enrichment Center in Sanford on Saturday nights. Junior attended Duncan Baptist Church in Fuquay-Varina.

Junior is survived by his son, Johnny Elkins and wife Shirley of Bear Creek; daughter, Teresa Wood and husband Dwight of Siler City; son, Wesley Elkins and wife Tracey of Sanford; seven grandchildren, Angie Murray, Brandon Elkins, Matthew Wood, LeeAnn Jackson, Britnee Roy, Brandee York and Kameron Elkins; nine great-grandchildren, Chase Murray, Reagan Murray, Aubree Jackson, Alana Jackson, Ally Jackson, Rylee Roy, Emmett Roy, Macie York and Avery York; sister, Kay Cook and husband Jim of Bear Creek; and fiancé, Wanda Head of Sanford.

A private family graveside service will be held.

Arrangements by O’Quinn-Peebles-Phillips Funeral Home & Crematory, Lillington.

Online condolences at: www.oppfh.com .

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