Mr. Sterling J. Ray, age 88 of Griffin, passed away Saturday, December 7, 2013 at his residence.
Mr. Ray was born May 30, 1935 in Macon. He was a proud veteran of the Marine Corps and a member of the Griffin VFW. He was preceded in death by his parents, Douglas Phillip Ray and Mattie Lou Williamson Ray; wife, Arles Maebell Bentley Ray; son, Scottie Ray and daughters, Janice O'Connell and Barbara Karen Corbin.
Survivors include his son, Sterling Douglas Ray of Griffin; daughters, Diane Julia Corsey and Betty Jo Carver both of Griffin; grandchildren, Sterling Douglas Ray, Jr., Crystal Lynn Lewis, Stevie Darrell Ray, Tammie Leigh Harman, Tonya Shaye Bailey, Shanon Leigh Corsey, Shawn Marie Corsey, David Anthony Sterling Porch, James Obey O'Connell, David Neal Trammell, Daniel Tracey Trammell, Jason Alexander Corburn, Avery Morgan, Lorie Ann Fort, Deborah Diane and Jamie Lynn; 24 great-grandchildren and 3 great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mr. Sterling J. Ray will be held Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Haisten McCullough Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Cemetery in College Park. Friends may visit the family on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 from 6 – 8 p.m. at the funeral home.
Haisten McCullough Funeral Home, 1155 Everee Inn Rd. is in charge of arrangements.