The Celebration of Life for Mr. Ray, conducted by Brother Wendell Judkins, will be 1 p.m. on Monday at Sellars Funeral Home in Lebanon. Interment will be in Hermitage Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 2-8 p.m. Sunday and from 11 a.m. until the service on Monday.
Mr. Ray, 79, died Aug. 1, 2013.
Survivors include wife of 44 years, Grace Wright Ray; children, Davia (Roy) Williams and Tameria (Jeff) Shaver; brother: James “J.T.” Thomas (Ollie) Ray; three granddaughters; four great-granddaughters; seven step-grandchildren; and 16 step-great-grandchildren. He is preceded in death by parents, Sylva and Lena Bell Farley Ray, sister Hazel Garman, brother Walter Ray, and grandson Zachary Holt.
Pallbearers will be Doug Arnold, Alan McCormick, Rick Saylors, Will Judkins, Kyle Good and Brad Hambrick. Honorary pallbearers will be Sandra Hollis, Samantha Duncan, Debbie Turpin, Deborah Blackburn and Sandra Hoskins.