Mr. Charles “Eddie” Edward Ray

1949 – 2019

Funeral Service for Mr. Charles “Eddie” Edward Ray, 70, of Jackson’s Gap, Alabama, will be Friday, April 5, 2019 at 2:00 pm at the Chapel of Radney Funeral Home.  Pastor Andrew Collum will officiate.  Burial will follow in the Bay Pine Baptist Cemetery.  The family will receive friends on Friday, April 5, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:45 pm at Radney Funeral Home.

Eddie passed away on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 at Russell Medical.  He was born on January 11, 1949 in Alexander City, Alabama to Grady Oliver Ray and Mary Lou Baker Ray.  Eddie was the owner and operator of Ray’s Cabinets for over 35 years.  He loved his family dearly especially being Papa to his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Eddie was a jokester and loved to pick at people.  He also enjoyed playing golf, fishing, hunting, collecting pocket knives and singing.

He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Patricia “Pat” Ray; daughters, Sherri Evers (Matthew) and Emily Abrams (Abe); son, Steven Ray (Kasey); grandchildren, Christopher Smith (Shani), Kayla Smith (Mark Wallace), Brandi Stanley (Sebastian), Jeremy Ray (Audrey), Shannon George (Cody White), Alex Ray and Adam Ray; seven great grandchildren Kallie, Brantley, Landon, Lucas, Luke, Caroline, and Liam; brother, Ronnie Ray (Barbara); sisters in law, Rose Carol Ray, and Ann Hallmon (JT) and his aunt, Ethel Burkett.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Doug Ray.

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Radney Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.