John R. Sexton
John R. Sexton
  • July 13, 1927 - January 16, 2018
  • 3. Brunswick, North Carolina

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John Raymond Sexton, 90, of Supply, N.C. passed away on January 16 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice after a brief illness. "Ray" was originally from Greensboro, N.C. and he moved to Supply, N.C. in 2000.
Ray Sexton was the son of Raymond and Elsie Sexton. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Frances Sexton; son Michael Sexton and his wife Libby; granddaughter Lisa Fields and her husband, Dr. Charles Fields; and brothers, Larry Sexton and Don Sexton and their families. He was preceded in death by sisters, Jackie Kanoy and Carol Sneed.
Ray was a successful entrepreneur who followed his interest in SCUBA diving to found and operate AquaSports, North Carolina School of Diving, and Eagle Air Systems, where he worked until his retirement in 1990. In his younger days, Ray loved NASCAR, working on his race car, and racing on local tracks throughout North Carolina and Virginia.
Ray served his community in Pleasant Garden, N.C. as a volunteer fireman.
Ray loved horseback riding, playing with his dogs, eating good meals, and spending time with family. He will be greatly missed.
Memorial services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in Ray's name to Lower Cape Fear Hospice (, 955 Mercy Lane, Bolivia, NC 28422.
You may offer online condolences at
White Funeral & Cremation Service, Bolivia/Supply Chapel