Services for Mr. Garry Lynn Ray, 51, Weatherford were held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 27, 2007, at Enon Baptist Church in Upshur County, Texas, with Bro. Ray Thompson officiating. Burial followed at Enon Cemetery. Mr. Ray died on Monday, Dec. 24, 2007, in Weatherford, Texas, after a brave and lengthy battle with cancer.
He was born on Feb. 11, 1956, in Brownwood, Texas, to W. V and Dorothy Ailene Alexander Ray. Mr. Ray was a Physical Therapist Assistant at Rehab Outreach. He married Tracey Dawn Little on Augt. 1, 2001, in Gilmer.
Mr. Ray is survived by his wife, Tracey Ray of Weatherford; sons, Chase and Nicholas Pannell of Weatherford; father and stepmother, W. V. and Brenda Ray of Gilmer; brother and sister-in-law, Darrell and Zina Ray of Gilmer; sister, Barbara Ray of Longview; stepsister, Natalie Pitt of Iowa Park, Texas; nephew, Shawn Ray; niece, Lauren Ray; step nephew, Blake Brown and step-niece, Audrey Brown.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Dorothy Ray, in 1982.
Pallbearers are Chris Moore, Milton Wylie, Richard Tucker, Chad Murphy, Danny Murphy and Blake Brown. Honorary Pallbearers are Robert Compian, Shawn Ray, Chase Pannell and Nicholas Pannell.
Visitation was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2007, at the funeral home.