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Celebrating the life of
Edward Wayne Ray, Sr.
March 30, 1929 - February 04, 2019
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Private Service with Family and Friends.

Our heartfelt condolences go out to Ed's wife, Ginny, and their family. Our fondest memories of Ed include his perpetual smile, his meticulous care for his yard and landscaping, and for the love he had for his wife and family. Ed Ray was a "gentleman" in the fullness of all that implies. He will be remembered for he was before Alzheimer's slowly stole him away from his family. May he rest in peace and his family be comforted that his suffering in this life has ended. May the saving grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you and a comfort to you all.

Dan and Linda Breen, Savannah, GA

Edward W. Ray, 89, loving husband, father, and grandfather passed away Monday, February 4, 2019.

The West Virginia native graduated from high school in St. Albans where he played football in the position of fullback. Edward earned a B.S. degree in chemistry from Marshal University. After college, Edward enlisted in the U.S. Army and was stationed at Pine Bluff Arsenal in Arkansas. He retired as superintendent from Dupont Corporation in Pompton Lakes, NJ after more than 30 years of service. In 1986, he and his loving wife Virginia moved to the Savannah area where he enjoyed golfing, fishing, and caring for his property at the Landings on Skidaway Island.

Edward was predeceased by his parents, Charles and Ella Ray; and his sister, Margaret Ray Thompson.

In addition to his wife, Edward is survived by his son, Edward Ray, Jr. (Valerie) of Savannah; two daughters, Diane DeGhetto (Dean) of Clifton NJ and Donna Rallo (Wayne) of Wanague, NJ; his sister, Doris Ray Lilly (Luther) of Bend, OR; three grandsons, Dean DeGhetto, Jr. (Kayla) of Virginia Beach, VA, David DeGhetto and Wayne Rallo, Jr., both of New Jersey; two granddaughters, Diane Williams (Aaron) and Katie Rallo, both of New Jersey; and three great-grandsons, Hugh DeGhetto, Ben Williams and Noah Rallo.

A private funeral service is being planned.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations in Edward’s honor be made to the The Alzheimer’s Association, 4849 Paulsen Street, Suite 103, Savannah, GA 31406.

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Our heartfelt condolences go out to Ed's wife, Ginny, and their family. Our fondest memories of Ed include his perpetual smile, his meticulous care for his yard and landscaping, and for the love he had for his wife and family. Ed Ray was a "gentleman" in the fullness of all that implies. He will be remembered for he was before Alzheimer's slowly stole him away from his family. May he rest in peace and his family be comforted that his suffering in this life has ended. May the saving grace of our Lord Jesus Christ be with you and a comfort to you all.

Dan and Linda Breen, Savannah, GA


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