- Harold was a resident of Stayton for over five years after
he married Carol C. Walker Ray (nee Huntley).
He was born April 3, 1928 in Seattle, WA.
He died August 24, 2019 at the age of 91 in Stayton.
He was reared in Myrtle Point, and after graduation joined
the Army Air Corp. Predeceased
by his first wife of 62 years, Barbara Mae Ray (nee Beard),
two children, Billy and Susan, mother Winnifred Ann Ray
Myers (nee Wellman) father Otha Calvin Ray and brother
Lester Calvin Ray.
leaves behind his wife of 67 months, Carol C. Ray, his
children from his first marriage, Cathleen Ray Stark (Mike),
Kendall Lee Ray (Phyllis Adams) and Rebecca Ray Bianchi (all
from the Sacramento area); 6 grandchildren and 9
great-grandchildren. All of whom he was very proud and loved
deeply. He is also mourned by all of Carol’s family, who
accepted him into their family in January 2014.
his retirement from Mercy Healthcare of Sacramento, he was
involved for over 25 years as a volunteer with AARP as a Tax
Preparer for the Elderly, which included time with the Salem
extension. He spent 20 years working and supporting
Sacramento Habitat for Humanity as an OJT construction
memorial service will be Saturday, August 31, 2019 at 1:00
pm at Stayton Christian Church, where he was a member.
In lieu of flowers donations are requested for:
Stayton Christian Church, Stayton Food Bank, or a charity of
your choice. Serving the family, North
Santiam Funeral Service, Stayton.