Saturday, March 26, 2016

Billy R. Ray

Billy R. Ray, 76, a retired factory worker for Hackney and Hardwire, passed away Saturday March 26, 2016 at the Choctaw Regional Medical Center in Ackerman, MS. Mr. Ray was born October 11, 1939 in Choctaw County, MS. He was a veteran of the United States Army and his faith was of the Baptist religion.

Funeral Services for Mr. Ray will be held on Wednesday March 30, 2016 at 10AM at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Interment will follow in the Salem Independent Methodist Church Cemetery near Ackerman, MS. Visitation will be held Tuesday March 29, 2016 from 5PM until 8PM at Coleman Funeral Home in Ackerman, MS. Coleman Funeral Home of Ackerman, MS is in charge of all arrangements.

Mr. Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Sarah Ray, Daughter, Tina Renee Ray, Brother, Dale Ray, and parents, James Harvey and Bernice Marie (Alexander) Ray. He is survived by his sons, Scott Ray of Tulsa Oklahoma, and Spence McCulloch of Ackerman, MS, daughters, Mignon Nix (Gene) of Moore, Oklahoma, and Alynda Loney (Jeff) of Ackerman, MS, and his two sisters, Patsy Ray (Lamar) of Oxford, MS, and Gay Stacy (Don) of Ackerman, MS. Mr. Ray is also survived by twelve grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

The family requests memorials be made to the Salem Cemetery Fund.