Billy Ray CreechSeptember 12, 1935 - March 20, 2012
Billy Ray Creech, age 76, of Highway 39 North of Selma died Tuesday, March 20, 2012. Born in Johnston County on September 12, 1935, he was the son of the late John William and Cora Ann Parrish Creech. Mr. Creech was preceded in death by a grandson Nicholas Ryan Creech; brothers Roland, Shelbert, Vernon, L.S., Franklin and Seth; and sisters Gladys Hinnant and Agnes Brady.
Mr. Creech was a retired Superintendent in the Wastewater Treatment Division for the City of Raleigh. He was a US Army veteran, a member of the American Legion and was a member of Creech’s Primitive Baptist Church.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 24 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of Parrish Funeral Home in Selma with burial following in Creech’s Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 1 to 2 PM on Saturday.
Surviving are his wife, Eleanor Newsome Creech; sons, Greg Creech and wife Teresa of Selma, Johnny Creech and wife Lynn of Smithfield; daughter, Charisse Creech of Selma; brother Douglas Creech of Daytona Beach, FL; and grandchildren Brianna Creech, Amber Hughes and Madison Creech.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society - Relay for Life or the Creech’s Primitive Baptist Church, c/o Nellie Hocutt, 1555 Creech Church Rd., Kenly, NC 27542.