Ray Foreman
{ "" }
Share Ray's life story with friends and family
Send an Email
Or Copy this URL to Share
Ray Foreman, 53 VISTA -- Ray Foreman died Tuesday, May 17, 2011 in a tragic hang gliding accident on the island of Kauai while celebrating his 25th wedding anniversary. Ray, a loving husband and father, a great friend and gentleman, is survived by his "pretty wife," Cindy; and son, Ross; his mother, Winona (Jim) Golden; and sister, Cyndee (Rankin) McDaniel; many in-laws, Jerry and Carmen Lopez, David ( Jennifer) Lopez, Jerry ( Dianne) Lopez, Ron Lopez; and two nephews, Devin McDaniel and Jeremy Lopez. He is preceded in death by his father, James Foreman. Ray was a strong believer in family first, and always lived his life following this belief. He was always there to help family and friends in their times of need and he had the unique ability to make everyone around him feel at ease on any occasion. He was loved by all who met him. He enjoyed his friends, music, barbeques ("only with real charcoal, no gas"), beer ("it goes with everything"), sports and a good party. Ray always had a good story to tell and could always make people laugh. He will be greatly missed. A memorial service will be held for Ray on Saturday, May 28, at the Las Flores Nazarene Church, 1400 Las Flores Drive, Carlsbad at 11 a.m. and will be followed by a luncheon at the El Camino Country Club, 3202 Vista Way, Oceanside, from 12:30-3:00 p.m. to celebrate Ray's beautiful life. Please wear "Ray Casual" because that's what he would have wanted. In lieu of flowers, a memorial trust fund has been set up for Ray and Cindy's ten year old son, Ross Foreman. Donations may be made at any at Wells Fargo Bank. Sign the Guest Book online obits.nctimes.com

To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our Sympathy Store.
Published in North County Times on May 24, 2011.
Memories & Condolences
Not sure what to say?
View Printed Guest Book
24 entries
May 18, 2020
9 years...wow...so much has happened.
Sending love & prayers to the family.
LeeAnn Lilinthall
June 21, 2011
Ray was a wonderful man filled with love and compassion for his family and friends. I will miss seeing, holding, talking and just living our lives together. We loved being together as a couple and as a family and he will be forever in our hearts and our thoughts. He made me complete and now there is a huge hole in my heart and soul. God bless you my handsome husband. We love you--Mommy & Ross
Cindy Foreman
June 6, 2011
We remember Ray when he was just a skinny little kid who loved to play at our house with our daughter Kim. Our sympathies are with Win, Cindy and her family and Ray's family. We feel for your great loss. You are all in our prayers.
George and Marie Lannon
May 31, 2011
My name is Dave Garvin, I live in MA and I worked with Ray for many years. He simply was 'a great guy' and I am proud to have known him.
On Sat (28th), I raised a glass to my friend, I said a few words and I pictured him grinning as he always did. I prayed that God would bless Ray and that Cindy and Ross be comforted knowing truly how much people thought of Ray and that you are forever reminded of that, every time you see it in the eyes, and hear it in the words of someone talking about him.
Dave Garvin
May 30, 2011
Wonderful memories of such a sweet child who grew to be the sweetest man ever and loved his family dearly....You are all in my heart. Love, Berna Mobile AL
May 30, 2011
My thoughts and prayers have been with you since I heard the news...it is hardest on those left behind...the good news is that Ray is with God and his presence still surounds his family.
Lee Ann Lilinthall
May 29, 2011
When I think of Ray..I think about family,his smile and cars. I love yall. Cousin Tony in Mobile,Alabama
May 28, 2011
Peace be with you, Cindy! As the good book says, Absent from the body means present with the Lord! Know that you will see him again in Heaven. Our prayers are with you and your family. Carol Serna Oceanside Ca.
May 27, 2011
Cindy, Ross and the extended family:
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. Hold on to all the wonderful memories. Ray is still with you in spirit. And the love he has for all of you still exists. We've got our hawaiian shirts out and look forward to celebrating his life on Saturday. I love how even at a tragic time, God's light shines bright in the Foreman family. Love, the Hofstadlers
Nina Hofstadler
May 27, 2011
To Cindy, Ross, Win, Cyndee, Rankin, Devin, family and friends, We mourn with you over this tremendous loss. We hope you find some comfort through our friendship, hugs, love and prayers. Ray was a good man, son, brother, husband, father and friend.
? Let us try to celebrate Ray and keep his spirit alive as he would want. ?
All our love ?
Kris and Tim
Kris Nesbit
May 25, 2011
Win, Cyndee, Cindy, Ross and family
I know your sorrow runs deep, but I hope knowing God has welcomed him with open arms and has wrapped His arms around all of you gives you some comfort. We mere mortals do not know how wonderful heaven is but Ray does now. May God continue to bless and heal your broken hearts
Linda Nelson
May 25, 2011
Ray was a former boss of mine and I loved him so much. He was a wonderful, sweet and kind man and such a fantastic husband and father. You raised a good man. Thank you. My love goes out to you, Cindy, Ross and the rest of Ray's family.
Debi LaBell
May 25, 2011
I have in my mind a snapshot moment of Ross on stage during the 2010 Christmas pageant; performing with confidence and joy and with an eye to his family who gathered to watch. The approval Ross enjoyed speaks so well of a loving father and mother, and of a man well raised to cherish his boy in turn. I am sorry for this loss to all of you.
Karisa May
May 25, 2011
Win, Cindy, Ross, Cyndee, and all members who have felt the loss of Ray. What a beautiful man he was. John and I felt so honored to have met him, It is so hard to put into words how sorry we are for your loss. He loved his family and made sure everyone was taken care of. He was truly a man of God. How blessed you were and what a blessing he was to all who knew him. You are in our hearts and prayers. June and John Esposito
June and John Esposito
May 25, 2011
Our hearts and prayers are with you all.
Ray was my "teddy bear" of a cousin. Growing up around many male cousins that wanted nothing to do with a little girl, Ray always took the time to make me laugh, and listen to me.
Ray was always smiling and had a gentle soul. The world is missing one fine angel today but God has gained a wondeful new angel.
Love and prayers,
Nicole Bryant
Nicole Bryant
May 25, 2011
Win, I had no idea. My heart goes out to you and Cindee. The Blumenthals will keep you in our prayers. We love you.
May 25, 2011
There is life before a tragedy like this, and then there is life after, they do not resemble each other. For the rest of our time on this physical earth, a part of us is now missing. My "Silly Ray" part. Although we were past the age of tickling cousins, Ray still always made me smile, not just on my face, but on the inside too.
Koren Alliston
May 25, 2011
1-2-10...Ray giving Mom away to Jim Golden
My son, Ray was "My Rock" thru the years and my best friend. I loved him so much and miss him and will for the rest of my life. It won't be the same without him. Thanks you all for loving the little boy I bore so many years ago.
Winona Foreman-Golden
May 24, 2011
Winn, I am so sorry this has happened. I remember you speaking so proudly of your son and what a great guy he was.
I am thinking of you and praying that you and your family can get through this difficult time
Marilyn Cantrell
Marilyn Cantrell
May 24, 2011
Winn, I am so sorry this has happened, I know what a great guy your son was, I remember all the times you proudly spoke of him. I am thinking of you and your family during this heartbreaking time, I pray you can all get through this.
Marilyn Cantrell
May 24, 2011
Hi Winn and Cindy, I am so sorry for your loss, I am crying now. Ray and Cindy adopted Ross around the same time our Son, Mark adopted Zoe from China. I loved seeing them at tax season each year.
Winn, my heart goes out to you. Thinking of you and God Bless.
Pat Miller (Former Sharon Mooers employee) XXOXOXOXO

Pat Miller
May 24, 2011
I worked with Ray many years ago at Sears in Carlsbad . I was shocked and could not believe that it might be the same Ray that I knew, when I heard the news report here on the Big Island.
I know very little can be said to comfort the family in this time of great loss,but if you can accept the fact that some day Ray will share the beauty of the island that he was able to experience in a way that very few people get to do, or have the courage to try ,these words may be of comfort.
Please accept my condolences, and may you keep the memories of Ray as beautiful as the island he was flying over. Tony Zaparka (Pahoa Hawaii)
May 24, 2011
There are no words to say, only prayers to give. Love to all of you,
Roberta (Win's friend)
May 24, 2011
We know there are no words to adequately comfort you at this time, but please know we are thinking of you with love.
Laura and Jerry
Invite others to add memories
Share to let others add their own memories and condolences