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Bobby Lee Ray

June 29, 1939 — September 11, 2020


Bobby Ray, age 81 of Nashville, Arkansas, passed away September 11, 2020 at his home. He was born June 29, 1939 in Nashville to the late Banks Ray, Sr. and Helen Mcilveene Ray.

Mr. Ray was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Nashville and was a retired salesman for Frito-Lay.

In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by three brothers Banks Ray, Jr., Eugene Ray, and Hansford Ray; and his twin sister Betty Pedron.

Survivors include his wife Doris Ray of Nashville, two sons Randy Ray and wife Jennifer of Magnolia, Terry Ray and wife Becky of Nashville; his daughter Cleo Chesshir and husband Steve of Nashville; eight grandchildren, fifteen great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.

Visitation will be at Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville from 1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m., Sunday, September 13, 2020.

Graveside services will be 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 13, 2020 at Restland Memorial Park, with Bro. Glen Green and Bro. Brent Thompson officiating, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home in Nashville.

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Donations may be made in memory of Mr. Ray to Immanuel Baptist Church in Nashville, Arkansas.

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, September 13, 2020

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Central time)

Latimer Funeral Home - Nashville

115 East Hempstead Street, Nashville, AR 71852

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Graveside Service

Sunday, September 13, 2020

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

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