NEW HAVEN - Ray, James F. "Larry," 77, of Ft. Myers, FL, formerly of Louisville, KY, and New Haven, KY, passed away Friday, November 30, 2012 in Ft. Myers, FL.
He is a member of the St. Vincent DePaul Catholic Church in Ft. Myers. He was a graduate of U of L. He was retired chemical engineer for Zeon Chemical Company with 30 years of service. He was born June 4, 1935 the son of the late William Cooper and Mary Dorothy Medley Ray. A Veteran of the United States Army
He is survived by his two sons, William J. "Bill" (Terri) Ray of Memphis, IN, and James L. Ray of Louisville; three daughters, Kim (Hollis) Smith of Louisville, Sandi (Chris) Streicher of Goshen, KY, and Terri (Alex) Reymundo of Prospect, KY; five sisters, Betty Johnson of Louisville, Billie Joyce (Charlie) Alvey of New Haven, June Carol (Jerry) Mahoney of New Haven, Mary Ann (Bill) Cahoe of Louisville, and Dolly Ray of Louisville; nine grandchildren, Ashley, Lizzy, Katie, Christopher, Alexandra, Christian, Michael, Adam and Walter; and several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Mass of Christian Burial Services for James F. "Larry" Ray will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday December 6, 2012 at St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church in New Haven. Rev. Troy Overton will be officiating. Burial will be in the St. Catherine of Alexandria Catholic Church Cemetery in New Haven. Prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the Chapel of the William R. Rust Funeral Home, 167 N. Main St., New Haven. Deacon Eddie Hutchins will be officiating. Visitation: Wednesday, December 5, 2012 from 2-8 p.m. and Thursday December 6, 2012 from 8 a.m. until the time of services at the William R. Rust Funeral Home, 167 N. Main St., New Haven. William R. Rust Funeral Home in New Haven is in charge of arrangements.