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Johnny Ray Raymond McAbee


1932 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Johnny Ray Raymond McAbee Obituary
Johnny "Ray" Raymond McAbee April 2, 1932 - October 27, 2013 Ray was born to John and Winnie McAbee in Charleston, Arkansas. He was the second oldest of seven children. The McAbee Family migrated to Bakersfield, California in the late 1930's. Ray attended Kern Union High School. He met and married Imogene Tucker in 1949. They had 3 sons. Ray was a building and cement contractor and did extensive work in the Bakersfield area in the 1950's, 1960's and 1970's. In 1975, Ray moved to the state of Washington to continue his career. There he met and married Glenda and they lived in Washington for over 30 years. After their retirement, they bought an RV and traveled the U.S., eventually settling back in Bakersfield. Ray was preceded in death by Glenda in 2012. He is survived by brothers, Winton McAbee, Howard McAbee and Jack McAbee; sisters, Helen Avritt, Norma Martin and Sandra Ferguson; and sons Steve McAbee, Mark McAbee and Terry McAbee. He also had 4 step children. There will be no services. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 30, 2013
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