Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 26, 2011
Ray McCombs Wedding
WAIMEA, Hawaii — Traci Danene Ray and CPT Adam Fisher McCombs were united in marriage Dec. 16, 2010, at Waimea Valley on the North Shore. The Rev. Garret Shon officiated the 4 p.m. ceremony, which was followed by a reception at Waimea Valley Pavillion.
The bride was escorted by her father, Mike Ray, and attended by Marie Phillips of Houston, Tex., as maid of honor and Samantha Krantz of Cypress, Tex., as matron of honor. Her bridesmaids included Erin Floyd and Jamie Smith of Charlotte, N.C., Jabrenta Hubbard of Mount Croghan, S.C., Kelly Schmidt of Matthews, N.C., and Sarah Jean Wells of Cornelius, N.C.
Keith McCombs stood as his son’s best man. Serving as groomsmen were brother of the groom Eric McCombs of Charlotte, N.C., Daniel Elliott of Boiling Springs, N.C., Matt Gulliver of Raleigh, N.C., Sgt. Daniel Seth McDonald of Fort Bragg, N.C., Dave Pigott of Bloomfield, Colo., and Adam Rivette of Milan, Italy.
Serving as saber bearers were 1st Lt. Charles Kissling Jr. of Gainesville, Fla.; 1st Lt. Seth Hildebrand of Gardnerville, N.Y.; 1st Lt. Andrew Corbett of Clarksville, Tenn.; Sgt. 1st Class Marcus Kremer of Amanda, Ohio; Sgt. 1st Class Travus Brandon of Milwaukee, Wisc.; and Staff Sgt. Tasiaeafe Feleti of Mililani, Hawaii.
The bride is the daughter of Mike and Lisa Ray of Cypress, Tex., and the granddaughter of Cora Ann and the late Bobby Gene Ray of Wichita Falls, Tex., and James and Dorothy Meurer of Windthorst, Tex. A 2005 graduate of Cypress Fairbanks High School, she received a Bachelor of Arts in Art History from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2009.
The groom is the son of Keith and Julia McCombs of Fuquay-Varina and the grandson of Jean Fisher and the late Willard Eugene McCombs of Faith, N.C., and Elizabeth Spencer and the late Wiley Grayson Morgan of Salisbury, N.C. A 2000 graduate of Fuquay-Varina High School, Adam graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., in 2004 with a Bachelor of Science in American Politics. He is in the United States Army.
Following a honeymoon to the Island of Kauai, the couple were honored with parties in Faith and Fuquay-Varina, N.C., and Wichita Falls and Houston, Tex. They are making their home in Kapolei, Hawaii.