Ricky Ray Praytor

February 11, 1960 - November 3, 2011
Ricky Ray Praytor

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Ricky Ray Praytor, 51, of Fletcher went to be with the Lord Thursday, November 3, 2011.

A lifelong resident of Henderson County, he was a son of the late Carroll and Lucy Hudson Praytor. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Wayne Steve Praytor and father-in-law, John Lewis Ballinger.

Ricky enjoyed spending his time gardening and fishing. He was of the Baptist faith.

He is survived by his loving wife of 33 years, Myra Ballinger Praytor; sisters, Carolyn Taylor (James) of Fletcher, Betty Praytor of Fletcher, Phyllis Norman (James) of Brevard, and Donna Glover (Sean) of Hoopers Creek; mother-in-law, Peggy Ballinger of Fletcher; brothers-in-law, Steve Ballinger (Lisa) of Ellenboro, and Johnnie and Ronnie Ballinger of Fletcher; sister-in-law, Susie Lanning (Jimmy) of Fletcher; and numerous nieces and nephews.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:30 PM Saturday, November 5, 2011 at in the Chapel of Forest Lawn Funeral Home with the Reverend James Norman officiating. The family will receive friends from 1 ñ 2:30 PM before the service at Forest Lawn Funeral Home.

Memorials may be made to the Ricky Ray Praytor Memorial Fund, 125 Orrís Camp Road, Hendersonville, NC 28792.


Saturday, November 5, 2011
12:00 AM

Forest Lawn Funeral Home Chapel - Directions
538 Tracy Grove Road
Hendersonville, NC 28792

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  • November 04, 2011
    Rita Oxendine says:
    Myra & Family, All of you are in our thoughts and prayers. Adrian and Ricky were such good friends. They got to spend a little time together before Adrian passed away. I was happy about that. If you need anything just call. Love, Rita, Amy, Baylee and Glenda

  • November 05, 2011
    Bill annd Brenda Rice says:
    You will be sadly missed. We love you.

  • November 05, 2011
    MR. & MRS. JAMES McCLURE says:
    With our deepest sympthy for the family.

  • November 05, 2011
    Deborah Bishop says:
    To Ricky's family we are so very sorry to hear about Ricky's passing we just hear about it. Ricky was always very specal to us,he will be greatly missed.Love to all of you Clauda McMinn and Deborah Bishop

  • November 05, 2011
    Margaret and Phil Trees says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you in this difficult time. God Bless