February 4, 1961 - May 7, 2021
Orting, Washington - Bill Bray was born in Seattle, WA on Feb 4th, 1961 to Joseph & Elizabeth (Betty) Bray. He was the oldest of four boys including Curtis, Tom (Michelle), and Eric (Marion). He attended Lincoln High School and graduated in 1979. He went to BYU on a football scholarship. He graduated with a degree in engineering. He went to work for Boeing until 2005 when he was initially diagnosed with cancer.
He loved to climb Mt Rainier, was a tour guide, and active with the ski patrol. He loved to fish. He loved the UW Huskies, and was also a big Seahawks, and Mariners fan.
He's survived by his loving wife, Adriana, his mother Betty, his 3 brothers, and his four sons, Christopher, Zachary, Zane, and Clayton. In addition, he has 3 surviving step children Jayms Kevn Bates II, Jayson Bates, and Justyn Bates.
Published in News Tribune (Tacoma) on May 26, 2021.