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Obituary For Rick McRary Of Hudson

HUDSON, NC (April 11, 2019) — Rick McRary, age 63, passed away on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at Frye Regional Medical Center.

Rick was preceded in death by his parents, Kenneth and Tressie Fox McRary. He is survived by his cousins, Mike Fox and wife, Kathy; Tim Fox and wife, Dawn; Teresa Fox Martin; Jim Fox and wife, Debbie; Ron Fox and wife, Barbara; Suzanne Fox Peeler and husband, Steve; Johnny Grogan; Charles Fox and wife, Jan; and Max McRary; aunt, Alice Fox; and too many friends to list.

Rick graduated from Hudson High School and Lenoir Rhyne University. He retired from South Caldwell High School after 31 years of service as a math teacher; but continued to support the school in many different capacities. Other than teaching, he coached track and field and cross country for 25 years. He was a member and President of the Hudson Lions Club. Rick leaves behind a legacy of many former students and athletes that have gone on to lead successful careers. There will be a huge void at South Caldwell without Rick.

A celebration of Rick’s life will be held at Center Grove Baptist Church on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 1:00 PM with Pastor Ron Fox and Pastor Charles Fox officiating. Interment will follow the service in the church cemetery.

At Rick’s request, please come to his service dressed in casual attire. Otherwise one of his T-shirts will be given out to cover your dress clothes.

The family will receive friends from 11:30 until 1:00 prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to Hudson Lions Club, 4098 Quarry Estates Road, Hudson, NC 28638.