Larry was born on Dec. 26, 1946, in Cartersville, to Wilson Devas Ray and Colleen Videssa Self Ray. He worked as a riveter for Lockheed-Martin. In his spare time he enjoyed reading and classical music.
Survivors include his wife of 38 years, Mrs. Shelby McGinnis Ray of Dallas; one son, Mr. James Calvin Ray; one daughter, Miss Carrie Allison Ray, both of Dallas; mother and stepdad, Mr. and Mrs. Joe (Colleen) Barton of Adairsville; one sister, Ms. Cheryl Ray of Dallas; two aunts and uncles, Sue and J.E. Tumlin of Acworth, Mrs. Bobbie McAbee of Cartersville, and Robert Shelley of Louisville, Ky.; numerous cousins and many other beloved friends. He is preceded in death by his stepfather, C.C. Thomason, who passed away on Nov. 13, 1997.
The body of Mr. Ray will be cremated with a memorial service to be scheduled at a later date.
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The Jeff Eberhart Funeral Home of Dallas is honored to serve the family of Mr. Larry Kenneth Ray.