Paul E RayJune 26, 1928 ~ July 9, 2016 (age 88)
Paul Edford Ray
June 26, 1928 - July 9, 2016
Paul Edford Ray, an 88-year-old resident of Port Angeles, went to be with the Lord July 9, 2016. He was born in Cabool, Missouri to John and Allie Ray on June 26, 1928.
Paul was married to the love of his life Juanita Phillis Ray on July 3, 1954, while living in Missouri. After having 2 sons they decided to move to California in 1960 for his career with Lockheed Martin where he proudly worked for 30 years and raised their 4 children, 3 sons and 1 daughter. They then decided to retire and move to Port Angeles, Washington in 1994. They became members of the Faith Baptist Church of Sequim.
Paul is survived by son Paul Eugene Ray and wife Janet Elizabeth, son John Robert Ray, and daughter Marchelle Lynn Zinola and husband Kevin. He is also survived by 9 grandchildren: Christopher Wayne Ray, Jerry Lee Ray, Robert Paul Ray, Benjamin John Ray, Mathew Paul Ray, Michael Gary Wright, Jennifer Ann Ray, Brian Paul Zinola, Scott Duane Zinola, and 4 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife Juanita and son Jerry Wayne Ray.
Paul was stern but kind, good-hearted, and enjoyed reminiscing about the past. He was loved by so many family and friends. He will truly be missed.