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JOHNNY J. RAY Obituary
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JOHNNY J. RAY, age 84, was born in Huntington, West Virginia on January 26, 1930. The third of four children to Forrest and Josephine Ray. He attended school in Huntington until age 17, when he joined the U.S. Navy and served in the Far East until he was honorably discharged. He worked as a store manager at Pantry Pride for 32 years until his retirement. He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Robert and Eugene. Johnny is survived by his wife of 36 years Joanne; sister Ruth Ann Spiaggi; two children, Cindy Cino (husband Jim), Danny Ray (wife Carol); four stepchildren, Debra Howe, Robin Whitehead (husband Edward), Richard Howe (wife Susan), Laurie Auwaerter (husband Kurt). He was a loving grandfather to his 13 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Interment was at Lake Worth Memory Gardens, Lake Worth, Flordia on Saturday, March 29, 2014. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday April 5 at Cyrus Creek Baptist Church, Barboursville, West Virginia. In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests donations be made to www.stjude.org or (800) 805-5856.
Published in www.herald-dispatch.com/ on Apr. 3, 2014
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