Ronnie Lee Ray, age 78, of Dallas, GA, passed away on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at his home. He was born on July 1, 1940 in Glenville, GA, to the late Luther and Mollie Ray. Mr. Ray was self employed and worked as a civil engineer, as well as a land surveyor for over 40 years. He was of Baptist Faith and a Veteran of The United States Marine Corp, where he bravely served in the Vietnam War. Ronnie greatly enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening, snow skiing, as well as a love for traveling with his wife, Sue. He was a Rotary Club member, a member of Homebuilders Association, and a member of numerous executive boards. Mr. Ray was a loving husband, father and grandfather and will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. He is preceded in death by his parents, his daughter, Kelly Lea Greenway brothers; L.J. Ray, Eugene Ray and his sister, Imogene Colson.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Sue Ray of Dallas, GA, son, Phillip and Holly Ray of Bremen, GA, daughter, Amy and Daryl Maxwell of Rockmart, GA, son-in-law, David Greenway, brothers; Avon and Annette Ray, O.T. and Joyce Ray sisters; Christine Sapp, Reba Hill, Joy and Steve Spence, nine grandchildren; Kendra and Mark Manguno, Megan Greenway, Lacey and Dave Murga, Abigail Ray, Emily Ray, Luke Ray, Molly Maxwell, Halle Maxwell, Izzy Maxwell, one great grandchild, Sophia Murga and many nieces and nephews.
A Memorial Service for Mr. Ray will be held on Sunday, June 9, 2019 at 3:00 PM from the Clark Funeral Home Chapel with Brother O.T. Ray officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Sunday, June 9, 2019 from 1:00 PM until the service begins at 3:00 PM.
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Clark Funeral Home in Hiram, GA, is in charge of arrangements.