Rachel Ray Goldston, of Wake Forest, died Monday, August 5, 2013 at Duke Raleigh Hospital. She was the daughter of the late Otho C. and Callie Nipper Ray. She was a lifetime resident of Wake County and charter member of Wakeminster Baptist Church. She worked from 1940 to 1960 in the Wake County Tax Supervisor’s Office and in 1980 retired from Goldston Lumber Company.
She was predeceased by her husband, Flynn Womble Goldston, son Andrew Ray Goldston and brothers, Marl, Carlyle, Jerry and Carey Duncan Ray all of Raleigh.
Rachel is survived by stepson, Flynn Goldston of Beaufort; sister, Callie Macon Sauls of Garner; and one grandson.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday morning, Aug. 8, at Wakeminster Baptist Church with the Rev. Merle Martin officiating.
Burial will follow in Brier Creek Memorial Gardens, 7600 ACC Blvd, Raleigh,.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Wakeminster Baptist Church, 13221 Old Creedmoor Road, Raleigh.