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Donald Glen Ray

June 27, 1951 — April 3, 2023

Clifton, TN

 

 

Donald "Donny" Glen Ray was born June 27, 1951 in  the son of the late Vogel G and Willie Gordon Ray. Donny honorably served his country in the United States National Guard and was a co-owner of Ray's Service Station. Donny departed this life on Monday, April 3, 2023 in Columbia, TN at the age of 71 years, 9 months, and 7 days.

He is survived by daughter, April Templeton, of Clifton, TN; son, Jeffery Ray and wife Elsie of Clifton, TN; sister, Reba Skelton and husband Roy of Waynesboro, TN; grandchildren, Heather Crowe, Ashley Ray, Austen  Ray, Macey Warren, Christopher Burney, Hannah Ray, and Dylan Sherrill; great-grandchildren, Sammy, Sandra, Raylyn, Braxton, Braylee, Lucas.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Ray was preceded in death by brother, Billy Ray.

Visitation will be held on Friday, April 7, 2023 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm and on Saturday, April 8, 2023 from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm service time at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Waynesboro, TN.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at 1:00 pm at Shackelford Funeral Directors in Waynesboro, TN with Tracy Love officiating. Burial will follow in Prater's Chapel in Clifton, TN. Shackelford Funeral Directors assisting the family.

Pallbearers will be Michael Ray, David Ray, Dylan Sherrill, Jeffery Ray, Aaron Ray, Austen Ray, and Sammy Ray.

Honorary Pallbearers will be Lucas Crowe and Braxton Kilgore.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, April 7, 2023

6:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Wayne County

104 West Hill Street, Waynesboro, TN 38485

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Visitation

Saturday, April 8, 2023

11:00am - 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Wayne County

104 West Hill Street, Waynesboro, TN 38485

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Funeral Service

Saturday, April 8, 2023

Starts at 1:00 pm (Central time)

Shackelford Funeral Directors - Wayne County

104 West Hill Street, Waynesboro, TN 38485

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Burial

Saturday, April 8, 2023

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