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Rev Stephen Allen "Sweets" Raleigh
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Birth: Nov. 23, 1973
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA
Death: Dec. 13, 2012
Wilmington
New Hanover County
North Carolina, USA

Reverend Stephen "Sweets" Allen Raleigh, 39 of Supply, passed away on Thursday, December 13, 2012 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington.

Reverend Raleigh was born November 23, 1973 in New Hanover County, the son of Jack Raleigh and Joyce Maggard. He was the pastor of Winnabow Baptist Church and had ministered in numerous churches in the area. Reverend Raleigh was a Longshoreman and a member of the ILA Local 1968. He was a Mason and a member of the Pythagoras Lodge #249 and a member of the Brunswick County Shrine Club. He was a 1992 graduate of South Brunswick High School and was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was preceded in death by his mother, and his maternal grandfather James Maggard.

Surviving is his wife Belinda Raleigh of the home; maternal grandmother, Nellie Maggard of Mill Creek; two brothers, Brian Reed Raleigh and wife JoAnn of Bolivia, and Brandon Reed Raleigh of Mill Creek; a special uncle Duck Raleigh, a nephew Jacob Raleigh; two nieces Emilie Raleigh, and Amanda Reynolds; his father and mother in law, Robert and Linda Simmons; and a sister-in-law Melinda Simmons.

The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, December 15, 2012 in the Faith Community Chapel with Reverend Lewis Benton officiating. Burial will follow in the Robbins Cemetery in the Mill Creek Community. The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 9:00 pm, Friday evening at the church.
 
 
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Robbins Cemetery
Mill Creek
Brunswick County
North Carolina, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 14, 2012
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