Mr. Charles Mack Ray, Sr., 72, died Monday, June 30, 2014, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Columbus, MS. Funeral services were held
at 4:30 PM on Thursday, July 3rd, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Rob Faulk officiating. Interment was in Parkway Cemetery in Kosciusko, MS. Porter Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Ray was born March 8, 1942, in Kosciusko, MS. He was a self-employed business owner. He was preceded in death by his parents, Willie Virginia Massey Ray and Arthur Allen Ray, Sr.; and two brothers, Arthur Allen Ray, Jr. and Aaron Ray.
He is survived by his wife, Pauline Ray of Louisville, MS; his daughters, Rachel Ann Burns of Kosciusko, MS and Sonya Ray Diaddigo of Dacula, GA; his son, Charles Mack Ray, Jr. of Philadelphia, MS; his step-daughters, Debbie Lysaker of Tampa, FL and Susan Evans of Louisville, MS; step-sons, James Kirk of Louisville, MS and Michael Kirk of Tupelo, MS; one brother, Vernon Ray of Kosciusko, MS; grandchildren, David Allan Burns, Cody Ray Burns, Taylor Lee Stringfield, Jordan Ansley Stringfield, Tyler White, Hunner Ray, Chase Ray, Gavin Ray, and Makayla Ray; step-grandchildren, Truitt Kirk, Dana Sullivan, Taylor Evans, Joah Evans, and Wendy Rogers; and step-great grandchildren, Jazzelyn & Harley Kirk, and Nick, Carley, & Wade Sullivan.
Pallbearers were Taylor Evans, Joah Evans, Cody Ray Burns, David Allan Burns, Tyler White, Chase Ray, Scott Barnhill, and John Diaddigo.
Memorials may be made to the COPD Foundation.
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