John Ricky Ray passed away Wednesday January 23, 2019 in NMMC-Tupelo at the age of 58. He was born April 1, 1960 in West Point to Bernice Edwards and the late Harold Gene Ray. He was a well known carpenter who could build anything.
Funeral services will 2 PM Sunday January 27, 2019 at Robinson Chapel. Burial will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Dustin Ray, Kirby Ray, Jonathan Ray, Harley Ray, Shannon Clardy, Dan Parrett. Honorary pallbearers will be Eddie Ray, Bob Johnston, Luke Johnston, Hulon Parrett, Joe Taggart, Vernon Edwards, and Shane Inman. Visitation will be 4-6 PM Saturday at Robinson Funeral Home.
He is survived by his 5 sons, Dekota Coleman of Columbus, Dustin Ray, Kirby Ray, Jonathan Ray, Harley Ray (Meghan) all of West Point; mother, Bernice Edwards of West Point; brother, Eddie Ray of West Point; sister, Donna Agerton of West Point; 4 grandchildren, Bryana Coleman, Trevan Ray, Layla Ray, Kylee Stafford; special aunt & uncle, Annette & Hulon Parrett, special great nephews, Kevon Tucker Jr., Kaden Agerton, Hunter Brown; special nieces, Brittany Agerton, Kalynn Clardy, Megan Ray, Mary Anne Brown; several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his father; grandparents, Wiley & Virginia Edwards; sister, Shirley Ray; uncles, Virgil & Ralph Edwards.
Memorials may be made to the Mission 2494 E Church Hill Rd West Point, MS 39773.