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James Edward Ray

March 23, 1945 February 7, 2019
James Edward Ray
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Obituary for James Edward Ray

Pastor James Edward Ray 73 years of age of Oakwood, VA went to be with the Lord Thursday, February 7, 2019 at his residence with his wife by his side. Born March 23, 1945 he was the son of the late Angle Ray and Etta Ray.

Pastor James was retired manger from Gilco Lumber Company, Roderfield, WV. He enjoyed working in his yard and traveling but most of all he was a minster and dedicated his life to helping win souls to Christ. He was Pastor of Living Word Outreach Church, Pilgrims Knob, VA, loving husband brother and friend.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Valerie Anne Ray, brother Sammy Ray and sister-in-law Sharon Faith Ray

He is survived by his loving wife and help mate of 57 years Rosalie Fisher Ray of Oakwood, VA; brother William Melvin Ray and nephew James Samuel Ray both of Oakwood, VA.

Celebration of life services for Pastor James Edward Ray will be conducted Friday, February 15, 2019 at 12:00 noon at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA with Pastor Gerald Lester and Rev. Dwight Bailey officiating. Entombment will follow in Greenhills Memory Gardens, Claypool Hill, VA.

Brothers of the Living Word Outreach Church will serve as active pallbearers.

Honorary pallbearers will be Living Word Outreach Church Family.

The family will receive friends at the Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home Chapel, Grundy, VA after 6:00 p.m. Thursday where evening service will be held at 7:00 p.m.

Memorial condolences may be viewed at www.shortridgeramey.com.

The family of Pastor James Edward Ray have entrusted the care of their loved one to Shortridge-Ramey Funeral Home of Grundy, VA.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

14

Feb

6:00 PM 2/14/2019 6:00:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy
1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

15

Feb

12:00 PM 2/15/2019 12:00:00 PM
Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy

1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road
Grundy, VA 24614

Shortridge-Ramey - Grundy
1021 Six Twentey Mile Branch Road Grundy 24614 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Greenhills Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy
Cedar Bluff, Virginia 24609

11800 Governor G C Peery Hwy Cedar Bluff 24609 Virginia
United States
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