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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

Byron Ray

1940 - 2021

Gum Branch

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Gum Branch – Byron Ray, 80, died Tuesday, March 9, 2021 at his home under the care of his family and GHC Hospice.  He was a native and lifelong resident of Liberty County.  He worked at Hinesville Builders Supply for 36 years, where he was the manager, and liked to interact with his co-workers and friends.  He enjoyed riding his tractor, planting, and sharing his garden with others.  But most of all, he loved spending time with his family.   

Survivors are his wife of 52 years, Deleita Ray; daughters and sons-in-law, Melita Milton (Harry), Vera Anderson (Jared), Sarah Holdsclaw (Shannon) and Lindsey Ellis (Derek); brother and sister-in-law, E. S. Ray (Barbara); grandchildren, Carlton Milton (Taylor), Keith Anderson (Joann), Britney Milton, Kaitlyn Neeley (Melvin), Kendall Byron Anderson, and Drew Ellis; great-grandchildren, twins, Brent and Emory Anderson and Nolan Milton; several nieces and nephews.    

Visitation will be Thursday, March 11 from 6-8 PM at Elim Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held Friday, March 12 at 2 PM at Elim Baptist Church with Rev. Marty McLain and Rev. Mike Howard officiating.

Pallbearers will be Clay Rowe, Wayne Mobley, Ashley Ray, Aaron Alvarado, Henry Raiford, and Melvin Neeley.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Dr. Sabin Tomus and his staff for all their years of service.

Family and friends may sign the online register at www.howardfuneralga.com.

Arrangements are under the direction of Howard Funeral Home of Ludowici.

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From LCMS Soccer players and parents

March 12, 2021 11:28 AM

We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your family member! We are all thinking of you and praying for you!
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Phillis Ray Doughtie

March 11, 2021 8:27 AM

Byron will remain in our hearts forever
Phillis Ray Doughtie


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March 11, 2021 5:58 PM
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Melvin Sr and Marion Neeley

March 11, 2021 5:42 PM

We send you thoughts of comfort
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Richard and Misty Robinette

March 11, 2021 9:37 AM

Our hearts and prayers are with your lovely family.
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