Robert P. Ray, 68, of Paducah, Ky., formerly of Union City, passed away at 9:15 a.m. on Saturday, July 20, 2019, at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center.
A graveside service was to be held 2 p.m. today at Ebenezer Cemetery near Troy, with the Rev. John Lowrance to officiate.
Visitation was to be held from 10 a.m. until noon today at Milner & Orr Funeral Home of Paducah.
Memorials may be made to The Obion County Hometown Walk of Hope: c/o Health Quest 709 East Reelfoot Ave., Union City TN, 38261.
He retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company after 30 years of employment and loved golfing, yard work and listening to and collecting old country records.
He is survived by his loving wife of 24 years, Nancy Abell Ray; mother, Joyce Hughes Ray Canter; two daughters, Mary Ellen Ray Moore and husband, Mike of Union City, Melissa Ray Steele of Union City; stepson, Vance Shore of Paducah; brother, Ronnie Ray; and three grandchildren, Joshua Moore, Kinley Steele and Gavin Shore.
He was preceded in death by his father, Phillip Ray; and stepfather, Joe Canter.
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