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Funeral services for Bobby Earl Ray, 75, of Haughton, LA were held at 11:00 AM, Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at Brown-Holley Funeral Chapel, Rayville with Bro. Gevan Spinney and Jeff Ray officiating. Interment followed in McKnight Cemetery, Holly Ridge, LA.

Mr. Bobby was born June 6, 1942 and passed away Saturday, January 6, 2018 in Shreveport, LA. He is preceded in death by his parents, Ezra Jewel Ray and Ethel Eskew Ray; sisters, Patsy Faye Ray and Evelyn Gay; and brothers-in-law, Terry Overfelt and Jerry Gay.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Jewel McKenzie Ray of Haughton; children, Sarah Ray of Shreveport, Bruce Ray of Shreveport, and Jeff Ray of Shreveport; grandchildren, Rochelle Miller and husband, Jeremy and Brigette Welch; great grandchildren, Chase, Ean, Brantley, Brayden, and Baleigh; brother, Jerry Ray and wife, Debbie of Hallsville, TX; sisters, Helen Ogle and husband, Gene, Dorothy Overfelt, and Brenda Lewis and husband, Tom of Bossier City; brother-in-law, Joe McKenzie and wife, Brenda; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers were Chase Miller, Louis Welch, Roman White, Kenny Gay, Mike McKenzie, Todd Lawson, and Calvin McKenzie.

Honorary pallbearers were Bruce Ray and Jeff Ray.

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