Robert Allen "Bob" Ray
Oct 10, 1952 - Sep 2, 2009
Riverton native Robert Allen "Bob" Ray, age 56, died on Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2009 at his home in Casper from complication due to a brain tumor.
Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday Sept. 8, at the Newcomer Funeral Home in Casper.
Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 a.m Wednesday, Sept. 9, at St. Margaret's Catholic Church in Riverton with Father Andrew Duncan officiating.
Inurnment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery.
At Mr. Ray's request, the family asks that no one wear a suit to the services.
Robert Allen Ray was born on Oct. 10, 1952 in Riverton to Keith and Sally Ray. He grew up in Riverton and graduated from Riverton High School.
After graduation, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving for four years on a submarine.
After military service Mr. Ray settled in Casper, working in the construction industry building homes in the area. After the construction boom, he went to work for Moonlight Liquors. He left Moonlight Liquors and went to work for ExCal Corp. for a year and then went to work for Al's Window/Overhead door until illness forced his leave.
His family said Mr. Ray was an avid Nascar fan, enjoyed fishing, hunting, and playing pool with his friends.
Mr. Ray is survived by brother, Bill and wife Donna of Houston, Texas, and their children, Billy of Grants, N.M. and Erin and husband Jason Warren and daughter Camille all of Houston; brother, Ted and wife Jody of Riverton and their children, Andy of Pavillion and daughter Sarah and husband Jeremy Hughes and son Landon "Digger" all of Riverton; sister, Janet and husband Mark Stelling of Farmington, N.M.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.
On-line obituaries are available and condolences for the family may be made at thedavisfuneralhome.com
Services are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home of Riverton.