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Obituaries 12/27/18

Kenneth Ross Ray

WATER VALLEY—Kenneth Ross Ray, 63, died Friday, December 14, 2018, at Baptist Memorial Hospital—North Mississippi in Oxford.

The funeral service was held Tuesday, December 18, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Rev. David Westmoreland officiating. Burial followed in Pine Flat Cemetery in Oxford. Visitation was held from noon until service time.

Born in Water Valley, Mr. Ray was a son of the late Randle Price and Corrine Audrey Peters Ray. He attended school in Taylor and Lafayette County. He was an electrician for Third Phase Electric. Kenneth was a Short Bus Crew Member #4. He enjoyed riding motorcycles, karate, taking airplane flying lessons, scuba diving, fishing, four-wheeler riding, and playing darts, golf and pool. He was committed to helping charitable organizations—Diamond Back Motorcycle Club, Dream Riders, and any others in need. Along with  his parents, Kenneth was preceded in death by a nephew, Zachary Walls.

Survivors include his wife, Tracy Ray of Water Valley; a daughter, Lesley Mason (Joseph) of Water Valley; two step-daughters, Nicole Biel (Heather) of Massachusetts and Heather Price of Jackson; a son, Jason Price of Water Valley; three sisters, Sharyn Lombardo of Milwaukee, Wisc., Phyllis Vaxter (James) of Batesville and Lanita Walls of Oxford; six grandchildren, Austin Breitkeutz of USAF Colorado, Alex Breitkeutz of Kentucky, Angel Price of Jackson, Andrew Reese of Ware, Mass., Jyden Price of Morgantown, NC, and Lucas Price of Franklin, Tenn.; and five nephews.

Memorials may be made to Pine Flat Methodist Church, 40 CR 422, Water Valley, MS 38965, or the AmericanCancer Society, p.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

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