Huston Ray French, age 90, passed away Monday evening at his home. Born in Calwell County, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Frank C. and Touxie Alexander French and the husband of the late Elizabeth Foley French. He joined the United States Navy in 1950 and was a retired veteran of the United States Air Force, serving his country for over 28 years.
A graveside service will be held Wednesday, September 22, 2021 at noon in the Eastern Carolina State Veterans Cemetery in Goldsboro, NC with Rev. Jim Willoughby officiating.
Mr. French is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Frank James and Cassie Lee French; his grandchildren, Nicholas French and Lauren French.
Along with his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by his sister, Betty Sulinger.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 930-B Wellness Drive, Greenville, NC 27834.
Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home is serving the French family and online condolences may be directed to www.shumate-faulk.com.
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