Jack Ray

GALIVANTS FERRY- Graveside services for Jack Ray, 91, will be held March 17 at 10:30 a.m. in Bayboro Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Buddy Seay officiating.

Mr. Ray passed away March 15 in Pruitt HealthCare. 

Born Oct. 20, 1931 in Horry County, he was a son of the late Rev. Preston Leroy “Roy” Ray and Fannie Gerald Ray.

Mr. Ray is predeceased by his parents; his wife, Kathleen Jones Young Ray; siblings, Billy Roy Ray and Johnnie Jean Redmond.

Jack was a loving father, brother, grandfather and friend to all. He was an avid outdoorsman and was always tinkering on things in his shop. Jack worked at Stilley Plywood for many years and after retirement he worked at Aynor IGA.  

Mr. Ray is survived by his daughters, Patsy Gore (Dennis) and Jeanie Solomon (Tom); three brothers, Glen Ray (Joann), Pastor Wendell Ray (Jenell) and Larry Ray (Sheila); one sister, Florine Paul; three grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren and many other family and friends who will miss him.

The family will receive friends after the service.

Please sign a guestbook at watsonfuneralservices.com.

Watson Funeral Services and Crematory, 2300 US-378, Conway is serving the family.  

I work for the Horry Independent, a weekly newspaper in Conway, South Carolina. I cover city hall and courts, among many other subjects. Know of a good story? Call me at 843-488-7241.

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