Claude Lynn Ray, age 85, of Mt. Pleasant TX., passed away on May 10, 2018, Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Curry-Welborn Funeral Home. Claude was born on November 3, 1932 in Winfield LA., to Frank and Vera Fitch Ray, he was a retired RN Nurse and Respiratory Therapist.
He is survived by his wife; Ernestine Anders Ray., his sons; Steven Ray and wife Colleen of Michigan, Mick Ray and wife Maura of Dallas TX., and Russell Ray and wife Mechelle of Mt. Pleasant TX., and Marie Smith and husband Dewayne of Emory TX. grandchildren; Jack Ray, Sam Ray and Michael Ray of Michigan, Conner Ray of Dallas TX., and Brianna Ray and husband Karl of Portland Maine, Paul Ray and wife Joann of Maryland, Adam Ray of North Carolina and Avis Geronime and husband Jeff of North Carolina, Courtney Kearby and husband Caleb, and Caleb Smith, son-in-law George Hafertepe and two daughters Ali and Lauren. Great-grandchildren; Joshua Ray, Julie Ray, Antonio Geronime, Austin Geronime, Meridith Kearby and Anna Kearby.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Vera Ray, and daughter Kelly Hafertepe.