Roger Lee Ray

  • Born: January 9, 1938
  • Died: October 11, 2020
  • Location: Bessemer City, North Carolina

Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service

2916 Union Rd.
Gastonia, NC 28054

Tel. (704) 864-5144

Tribute & Message From The Family

Roger Lee Ray
1938 - 2020

Bessemer City – Roger Lee Ray, 82 passed away on October 11, 2020 at his residence with his loving family by his side.

He was born in Gaston County, on January 9, 1938 to the late Hazel Oscar Ray and Minnie Beatrice Caldwell Ray. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Rebecca "Becky" Ray, an infant daughter, Kimberly Ann Ray, and two sisters, Sheila Teague and Myra Davis.

Roger served 30 years on the Bessemer City Fire Department and was a member and past Master of the Whetstone Masonic Lodge 515.

Roger was a loving husband, father and grandfather and loved is family very much.

Left to cherish his memories is his loving daughter Leigh Ann Beheler and son Roger "Marty" Ray; his grandchildren, Jessica Beheler and Josh Beheler; four great grandchildren, Taylor, Jonathan, Abigail and Luke; sisters Betty (Tom) Whidden, Barbara Davis, Kay (Red) Hammonds and Sherry Truett

Services are private.

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Withers and Whisenant Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 2916 Union Road, Gastonia 704-864-5144 is serving the Family.