OBITUARY

John David Ray

September 29, 1940May 5, 2019
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John David Ray, 78, of Memphis went to his eternal home on May 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Priscilla Ray; daughter, Anita Resko; and granddaughter, Brandy Resko. His survivors include his wife, Ruth Ann Sisk Ray; daughters, Kimberly Ray of Memphis, Chrissy Brunger, Kelly Conley both of Lorain, OH; sons, John Jr., and Brian Ray of Oneida, TN; a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Ronnie Ray of Munford, TN; and sister, Janie Noe of Memphis, TN. John was a member of St. Stephen United Methodist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Family will receive guests from 1 to 2 pm at St. Stephen United Methodist Church with funeral service to follow at 2 pm. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Brunswick, TN immediately following the service. All memorials may be sent to the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, St. Stephen United Methodist Church or Golden Cross Senior Ministries.

  • FAMILY

  • Ruth Ann Sisk, Wife
  • Kimberly Ray, Daughter
  • Chrissy Brunger, Daughter
  • Kelly Conley, Daughter
  • John Ray, Jr., Son
  • Brian Ray, Son
  • Ronnie Ray, Brother
  • Janie Noe, Sister
  • He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Priscilla Ray; daughter, Anita Resko; and granddaughter, Brandy Resko.
    He also leaves behind a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren.
  • DONATIONS

  • Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation
  • St. Stephen United Methodist Church
  • Golden Cross Senior Ministries

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Wednesday, May 8, 2019
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, May 8, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Interment

Memories

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Virginia Smith

May 13, 2019

This great Godly Man will be missed. He welcomed all at the church and always had a smile that lit up all around. He was a Godly Light for all he met. Blessings to his wonderful family. Prayers for all. Blessings

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Biography

John David Ray, 78, of Memphis went to his eternal home on May 5, 2019. He was preceded in death by his parents, Edgar and Priscilla Ray; daughter, Anita Resko; and granddaughter, Brandy Resko. His survivors include his wife, Ruth Ann Sisk Ray; daughters, Kimberly Ray of Memphis, Chrissy Brunger, Kelly Conley both of Lorain, OH; sons, John Jr., and Brian Ray of Oneida, TN; a host of grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother, Ronnie Ray of Munford, TN; and sister, Janie Noe of Memphis, TN. John was a member of St. Stephen United Methodist Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army. Family will receive guests from 1 to 2 pm at St. Stephen United Methodist Church with funeral service to follow at 2 pm. Interment will be at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Brunswick, TN immediately following the service. All memorials may be sent to the Bonnie J. Addario Lung Cancer Foundation, St. Stephen United Methodist Church or Golden Cross Senior Ministries.