E. Ray Etheridge

Published 4:52 pm Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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Elmer Ray Etheridge, age 90, of Shawboro, died March 6, 2020 at Chesapeake Medical Center. Mr. Etheridge was born April 27, 1929 in Currituck County to the late Horace Doc Etheridge Sr. and Annie Mae Gregory Etheridge. He graduated from Wake Forest University School of Law. He was a retired private practice attorney in Elizabeth City and served as the prosecuting attorney for Camden County for years. He served in the U.S. Army, stationed in Germany, and was a member of the Sons of Confederate Veterans and the Hall Masonic Lodge 53 AF & AM.

He is survived by brother Fred G. Etheridge and wife Mary “Kitty” of Shawboro; two nieces, a great-niece and a great-nephew.

A funeral service was held March 8 at Shiloh Baptist Church with the Rev. Billy Royal officiating. Burial was at the family cemetery in Shawboro. Memorial donations may be made to Shiloh Baptist Church Building and Grounds Fund, PO Box 31, Shiloh, NC 27974. Twiford Funeral Home, Elizabeth City, is serving the Etheridge family. You may express condolences to the family by visiting www.TwifordFH.com.

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