Welcome to the memorial page for

Gary David Ray

March 20, 1953 ~ August 7, 2017 (age 64)

Gary David Ray, 64, of Rome passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 at his residence. He was born on March 20, 1953 in Rome to the late Albert H. Ray Sr. and the late Onah Mae Stancil Ray. Gary was a carpenter by trade who loved being outdoors and spending time with his family. Gary was always willing to lend a helping hand to anyone who needed him. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Al Ray Jr.; his sisters, Ann Cleland and Cokie Standridge; his brother-in-law, Kenneth Cleland; his sister-in-law, Brenda Ray and his father-in-law, Jim Whaley.

He is survived by his beloved wife of 43 years, Angela Ray; his son and daughter-in-law, Josh and Sheila Ray of Rome; his granddaughters, Amber (Lloyd) Hightower of Ohatchee, AL and Tabby (Preston) Alphin of Rome; 6 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild; his sister, Gyalia Ray of Covington; his brothers, Bobby Ray of Winston and Harold (Barbara) Ray of Felton; his mother-in-law, Marjorie Whaley of Rome and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside Service will be held on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 2:00 pm at Oaknoll Memorial Gardens with The Reverend Preston Alphin officiating.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made in his honor to The Cancer Navigators.

Miller and Richards Oaknoll Chapel Funeral Home and Cremation Services is honored to serve Mr. Ray’s family, please visit www.oaknollchapel.com to share your memories or leave a condolence message.

 Service Information

Graveside Service
August 9, 2017

2:00 PM
Oaknoll Memorial Gardens
2549 Shorter Avenue
Rome, GA 30165

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