Ray F. Nock


Mr. Ray F. Nock Jr., 80, husband of Nancy Ayres Nock, of Melfa, passed away March 21, 2021, at Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital in Onancock.

Born on Feb. 3, 1941, in Wachapreague, he was the son of the late Ray F. Nock Sr. and the late Julia Justice Waterhouse. Ray served our country in the U.S. Coast Guard. He was a member of the Apple Dumplin‘ Scooter Club and enjoyed his many visits to the Club Car Cafe, Bojangles, and the flea market. Ray never knew a stranger and especially loved to bring smiles to children on his visits.

Other than his wife, Nancy, Ray is survived by a son, Ray F. Nock III, and his wife, Kiran, of Cary, N.C.; a brother, Thomas Nock, and wife, Faye, of Quinby; two grandchildren, Michael Nock and Sahil; and three brothers-in-law, Brooks Ayres and Debbie, of Onancock, Bob Ayres and Ruth, of Chesapeake Beach, Md., and Billy Ayres, of Onancock.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 25, at 2 p.m., from the Fairview Lawn Cemetery with the Rev. Wayne Asbury officiating.

Arrangements are by the Thornton Funeral Home in Parksley.

To sign the guest book online, visit: www.thorntonfuneralhome.net
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