74, died on February
16, 2019 after a long battle with CHF.
He was born in
Allison, TX and lived in California where he retired from Cal
Edison Power Co. He then moved to Oregon where he
purchased and ran Valley Farm Feed Store in Salem.
Ray loved spending
time with his family and friends. He was an avid
outdoorsman that enjoyed traveling and camping with his
wife, hunting, fishing, golfing, boating and running his race
car at Woodburn Drag Strip; in the 1990's running the Winston
Ray is survived by
his Mother Bonnie Field, his wife Patricia (Pat Crabtree), and
his sister Donna Smith son, Christopher Martin (Michelle), daughter,
Morton (Steve) his "bonus children" DeAnn Holland,
Richard Hedges (Kristin), and Heather McClintock. Ray
had 16 grandchildren, 3 great-grand Children and
numerous extended family. He was preceded in death
by his father and one brother. A private service will be
held at Ray's request.
The family wishes to
thank Serenity Hospice for their care and continuing
compassion and North
Santiam Funeral Home for their amazing service and ability
to make this grievous event manageable.