Funeral services for William Timothy “Tim” Ray, 57, will be held Saturday, October 22, 2011 at 11:00 A.M. at Perry Funeral Chapel with burial to follow in Lakeview Cemetery in Sycamore, Ga. Mr. Ray died Wednesday at Tift Regional Medical Center following a brief illness.
Tim was born in Ashburn and was the son of the late Otis Grady “Shorty” and Frances McCard Ray. He was a member of the Sycamore Baptist Church. Tim was a devoted caregiver to his father in his last years. He will be remembered for his musical ability on the guitar and drums; the love he gave his family; his dry wit and simple words of wisdom and gentle soul.
Tim is survived by his sister Cheryl “Cherry” Ray Trevelyan and her husband, Eric of Tifton, Ga. and his brother Henry ‘Buddy” Ray and his wife Linda of Sycamore, Ga. Also surviving are his nieces Buffy Ray (Bobby) Lacy, Christy Ray James and Heather Trevelyan Lindsey and his nephews, Cody Ray and Eric Trevelyan, Jr. He is also survived by his great nieces and nephews, Hunter and Emma Lacy, Jesse and Noah James, Gabe Ray, Mallory Lindsey and Chelsea Trevelyan.
The family will receive friends Friday from 6:00-8:00 P.M. at Perry Funeral Chapel.