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Roger Ray Hocutt, Sr.

December 4, 1947 ~ May 13, 2020 (age 72)

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            Four Oaks, NC:  Mr. Roger Ray Hocutt, Sr., age 72, of 241 Heath Road, passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at the Durham Veterans Hospital in Durham. A Private Graveside Service will be held at Hills of the Neuse Memory Gardens with military honors. Rev. Dr. Robert Cooke will officiate.      

            Mr. Hocutt was born on December 4, 1947 in Johnston County to the late J.C. and Ella Strickland Hocutt.  He is preceded in death by his brother, Billy Wayne Hocutt. Mr. Hocutt worked at NC State University for 26 years and was a veteran of the Vietnam War serving with the US Marines.

          Surviving are his wife of 23 years, Bertha Hocutt; his son, Roger Hocutt Jr. and wife, Dana; his daughter, Jeany O'Neal and husband, Mike both of Wendell; step-children, Beverly Batten and husband, Steve of Four Oaks, David Guin, Jr. and wife, Jennifer of Four Oaks, Donald Guin of Clayton; grandchildren, Lauren O'Neal, Austin Hocutt, Megan Hocutt; several special grandchildren and great-grandchildren; brothers, Gene Hocutt and wife, Betty Jean of Moyock, NC; Dan Hocutt  and wife, Mildred of Clayton, sisters, Peggy Crocker of Virginia; Betty Joe Crocker and husband, Weldon of Kenly; and many nieces and nephews.

            Mr. Hocutt will be available for viewing, and you will be able to sign the register book on Saturday, May 16, 2020 from 9:00 AM-12:00 Noon at Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks. The family will not be present during this time.

            Due to the current health concerns the family understands you are not able to join them for the graveside service. Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated. The Graveside Service will be available for viewing on Saturday evening on the funeral home’s website.

            Flowers are welcomed, however memorials may be sent to Pauline Baptist Church, c/o Janice Gregory, 2915 Lee's Union Church Road Four Oaks, NC 27524 or to Baptist Tabernacle 1599 Hwy 231 Wendell, NC 27591.


            Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Four Oaks, NC 27524. 

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May 16, 2020

9:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Rose & Graham Funeral Home, Four Oaks
5820 US Hwy 301
Four Oaks, NC 27524

Private Services

Hills of Neuse Memory Gardens
Packing Plant Road
Smithfield, North Carolina 27577

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