Manley Ray Sackett Jr.
July 17, 1942 – September 11, 2020
M. Ray Sackett (78) passed away on Sept. 11, 2020, following a bout with an aggressive brain tumor. Ray was born in Los Angeles CA on July 17, 1942. The family moved to Spokane in 1948 and Ray attended Pasadena Park, and Millwood Elementary Schools. He graduated from West Valley High School in 1960, and received a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Washington State University in 1965. He worked for Boeing, Hughes Aircraft, Fansteel, Gulfstream and other companies in the aerospace industry until about 2000 when he retired to Spokane and took care of his ailing mother. Ray enjoyed a quiet life in his condo on the North Argonne hill with a view of Riblet Point, and east Spokane Valley City. He was the manager of his condo unit for several years, and the owner of two classic cars during his lifetime along with being the publicity email man for Larry Schreck’s famous Millwood fruit business. He is preceded in death by his parents; Manley and Mabel Sackett, brother Thomas Earl Sackett, and sister Beverly Ann Treibel. He is survived by his brother Fredrick Hyde Sackett, 9 nieces and nephews and numerous cousins. The family is indebted to Hospice of Spokane, Amani Place Family Home, Love In Home caregivers, and his Multicare doctors and nurses. A service for “Remembering Ray” will be held at Millwood Presbyterian Church on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at 10am. Contributions can be made to Hospice of Spokane.
- Hospice of Spokane
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Millwood Community Presbyterian