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 Ray Kale, Jr

Ray Kale, Jr

Death 28 Aug 1997 (aged 71)
Burial Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 67511366 · View Source
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Ray Kale Jr. 71, of Charlotte died Thursday, August 28, 1997, at Carolinas Medical Center of leukemia.

Mr. Kale was born in Gastonia, NC, on November 12, 1925. He was the son of the late Lucy Jackson and Ray Kale Sr. He was a retired manufacturer's representative in consumer electronics and president of Ray Kale Company.

He served in the US Navy aboard the aircraft carrier, U.S.S. Bon Homme Richard, in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church.

Mr. Kale is survived by his wife of 49 years, Mary Gwynn Cato Kale. He also leaves a daughter, Cathey Kale Andrews and husband, Jay, of Raleigh, NC; son, David Lewis Kale and wife, Celia, of Chapel Hill, NC; grandchildren, Sarah, Rebecca and Mary Andrews of Raleigh, NC, and Michael and Daniel Kale of Chapel Hill, NC; brother, Dan Kale of Chester, SC; and sisters, Norma Kale Brown of High Point, NC, and Linda Kale Helms of Blacksburg, SC.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Betty Kale Darnell.

Funeral services will be Saturday, August 30, at 2 p.m. at Harry & Bryant Chapel in the Oaks

500 Providence Road, Charlotte, with The Reverend Kenneth G. Roth Jr. and The Reverend William Andrews officiating. Burial will follow in Sharon Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Cokesbury United Methodist Church, 6701 Idlewild Road, Charlotte, NC 28212; or to a charity of the donor's choice.

Harry & Bryant Company is serving the family of Mr. Kale.




  • Created by: Brenda Kale Ballard
  • Added: 27 Mar 2011
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