Richard Ervin Ray

Richard Ervin Ray

Birth
Death 10 Mar 2015 (aged 82)
Burial Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA
Plot Section R Site 475
Memorial ID 143617554 · View Source
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Richard E. Ray, 82, of Springfield, died at 8:48 a.m. on Tuesday, March 10, 2015 at Memorial Medical Center. Richard was born April 13, 1932 in Meridian, MS, the son of Irvin and Constance Sykes Ray. He married Betty Jo Fulton on December 21, 1957 in Memphis, TN; she preceded him in death on November 9, 2013.
He is survived by his daughters, Patricia and Angela : sons, R. Michael and Dr. Steven Ray , 15 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and sister, Ruth .
He was also preceded in death by his parents.
Richard was a graduate of Humes High School in Memphis, TN and proudly served his country in the United States Air Force from 1951 to 1955. He retired from the FBI after 37 years of employment and later retired from the State of Illinois. Richard loved his family and enjoyed reading about history and researching genealogy.
Camp Butler National Cemetery with military honors provided by the Interveterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County and Department of Defense.


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  • Created by: Jean S
  • Added: 11 Mar 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 143617554
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Richard Ervin Ray (13 Apr 1932–10 Mar 2015), Find A Grave Memorial no. 143617554, citing Camp Butler National Cemetery, Springfield, Sangamon County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by Jean S (contributor 46844283) .