Obituary: Edward Ray

September 11, 1938 – June 12, 2019

Edward Ray, 80, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2019, at his residence.

Born September 11, 1938, in Bedford, he was the son of Ralph and Reba (Ritchison) Ray. He married Ann Henderson Kruchten June 11, 1961, and she preceded him in death on January 11, 2014.

Ed retired from General Motors and was a graduate of Huron High School. He was a veteran of the Indiana National Guard.

Survivors include his son, Kyle (Kim) Ray, of Bedford and grandsons, Caleb  and Eli Ray.

His parents and wife preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday, June 17, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center. Burial will be in Bryantsville Church of Christ Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Sunday and from 9:30 a.m. until the service on Monday at the funeral home.

Memorial Gifts can be made in Ed’s memory to the Lawrence County 4-H Scholarship Fund.

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