Wayne Ray

Wayne Elwen Ray

Wednesday August 20, 1947 - Thursday March 19, 2020
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Wayne Elwen Ray, husband of Elaine Shelly Ray, departed this life on Friday, March 19, 2020, at the V.A. Medical Center in Lexington, having attained the age of 72 years. He was born on August 20, 1947 in Saint Louis, Illinois to the late Bland Elwen and Lovis Irene Lindsey Ray, was a Viet Nam Veteran, having served in the Marines, a Chief Train Dispatcher for TTI Railroad, and was a member of the Paris Church of Christ.

Besides his wife Elaine, he is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Josh Ray and Stephanie Carbonell-Ray; a daughter, Jamie Lynn Conner; three grandchildren, Isabel and Caroline Ray, Mylee Conner; mother-in-law, Lucille Shelly; and two brothers-in-law, Chuck Shelly and Johnny Shelly.

There will be a private funeral service for Wayne Elwen Ray at the Paris Cemetery Chapel with Rev. Clay Leonard officiating. Interment will immediately follow.
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Service Details

  • Service

    Paris Cemetery Chapel
    1603 Main Street
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    Clay Leonard
  • Interment

    Paris Cemetery
    1603 South Main Street
    PARIS, KY 40361
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Jim Powell

Posted at 10:55am
I was deeply saddened to hear of Wayne's passing. Wayne and I worked together for several years on the TTI. He was a good man. He'll be missed.
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Sandi Norris

Posted at 04:40pm
Sorry to here of Waynes's passing. I will always remember his wonderful smile. Prayers for the family.. He will be missed.

Cindy Daugherty

Posted at 02:54pm
My sincerest sympathies and love to all the family. Wayne was a good friend to me and he will be missed.
Cindy Daugherty

Cecil and Nelda Ritchie

Posted at 11:27am
Our hearts are broken in the loss of our friend and brother in Christ. Thinking of you, Elaine and family. We pray for God's comfort. He will be sorely missed! Love you!

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