Nick Leroy Ray
Nick Leroy Ray
  • December 8, 1936 - September 25, 2017
  • Brandon, Mississippi

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Nick Leroy Ray, Sr., 80 years of age, passed away September 25, 2017. He was born on December 8, 1936, in Tchula, MS to Ervin M. Ray, Sr. and Coleen S. Ray.

Nick graduated from McComb High School in 1955; he immediately joined and honorably served in The United States Marine Corps for four years of active duty. For over nine years, he was owner and operator of Nick Ray Texaco on Triangle Drive and was a sponsor of little league baseball for many years. Nick was elected Constable of Hinds County and served 12 years. Nick was a successful business owner; he started Mid-South Refinery & Smelter and ran the company until retirement.

He is preceded in death by his parents and 2 brothers and 2 sisters.

He is survived by Clara Ray and their 3 children, Sheryl, Nicky, and Charla. Blessed with 8 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at Lakewood Memorial Park.

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