Charles Rousseau Charlie Ray, III - SAVANNAH - Charles Rousseau Charlie Ray, III, 35, passed away January 2013. He was born in Savannah, son of Charles R. Ray, Jr. and Soundra Griner Ray. Charlie attended Blessed Sacrament School and Benedictine Military School. The family moved to Baton Rouge, LA and later to Shreveport, LA and Dallas, TX in the mid 80's returning to Savannah in 1989 where he worked for Kroger for a year. Charlie suffered from Tourette Syndrome beginning at an early age until present. This debilitating illness limited Charlie from many activities from day to day but be persevered in sports to include baseball, basketball, golf and fishing. He participated in little league baseball and football as a kicker for Benedictine Military School. Charlie was a communicant of St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Charlie R. Ray, Sr. and Gloria Aprea Ray. Surviving are his parents, Charles R. Ray, Jr. and Soundra Sandi Griner Ray, brother, Kevin Ray, sister, Ashleigh Ray all of Savannah; maternal grandmother, Margie Bizzell of Savannah; uncles and aunts, William S. Ray (Carol), and James A. Ray, all of Savannah; Nancy R. Johnson, of Brunswick and cousins. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, January 17, 2013 at St. Peter the Apostle Catholic Church with Msgr. P. James Costigan Celebrant. The family will receive friends from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. prior to the Mass. Burial: Private Remembrances: Tourette Syndrome Association, 42-40 Bell Boulevard, Bayside, New York 11361. (www.tsa-usa.org) Please sign our online guestbook at www.foxandweeks.com Savannah Morning News January 16, 2013 Please signour Obituary Guest Book at savannahnow.com/obituaries.
Published in Savannah Morning News from Jan. 14 to Jan. 16, 2013