Arthur Ray Biddix, 64, of Newland, N.C. passed away Monday October 26, 2009 in the Cannon Memorial Hospital.
Born in Mitchell County he was a son of the late Robert and Mamie Buchanan Biddix
. He was a member of Berry Chapel Baptist Church and volunteered for Avery Family Impact.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by five brothers; Rufus, Harold, June, Walter and Leonard Biddix and a sister Geneva Carpenter.
Survivors include his wife Shirley Pitman Biddix of the home, two daughters; Julie Biddix Harrison of Asheville and Dolly Biddix of Newland, and a son; Bobby Biddix of Newland. He is also survived by a brother Boyd Biddix of Spruce Pine, a sister; Mary Lee Sparks also of Spruce Pine, two granddaughters; Casey Biddix and Tiffany Edwards both of Newland and a grandson; Brandon Biddix of Newland.
Funeral services for Mr. Biddix will be conducted at 2:00 pm Thursday October 29 in the Berry Chapel Baptist Church with the Revs. Greg Hollifield and Harold Grindstaff officiating.
Interment will follow in the Berry Chapel Baptist Church cemetery.