Mr. Bobby Lewis Ray, age 71, of LaGrange, passed away on March 16, 2018. Mr. Ray was born on January 1, 1947 in Chambers County, Alabama to the late Ed Jennings and Lorene Ray. He was a Truck Driver for many years and most recently worked for the Troup County Board of Education as a Bus Driver.
Survivors include his wife, Dorothy Nell Copeland Ray; son, Bobby Lewis Ray, Jr.; daughters, Francheska Ray, Deborah Tillman (Marlo), Kimberly Bailey (Antonio) and Robin Ray; brothers, Willie C. Ray (Betty Ann), John Otis Ray, Thomas Kyles (Mattie); sisters, Tracy Zachary (Cilas), Janice and her husband Victor and Wendy Jennings; 10 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren; extended family and friends. The following men are to serve the family as pallbears: Shawn Hooker, Orlando Taylor, Bernard Taylor, Chris Taylor, Walter Brooks, Willie "TaterBug" Burton", and Roosevelt Caldwell.
Funeral services will be held on Friday, March 23, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Higgins LaGrange Chapel; with Reverend Jamaal Harrison and Reverend Betty Ann Ray. Family will received friends from 11:00 am on Friday until service hour at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Meadoway Gardens. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.higginsfuneralhomes.com. Higgins LaGrange Chapel Funeral Home, 706-884-7117.