Joseph Donald Ray, Sr., 85, US Navy Veteran, of Carpentersville, IL passed away at the Journey Care Hospice of Barrington, IL on November 17, 2017 surrounded by his family. He was born January 15, 1932 in White Plaines, NY, to the union of Henry and Evelyn Ray and was the oldest of three boys. Joe worked with the New York Central and the Southern Pacific Railroads for over 10 years as a Lineman, and retired from Motorola as a Communications Senior Design Engineer.
Joe is survived by his wife of 45 years Ratana “June” Ray of Carpentersville, IL, his son; Patrick (Ryan Cmunt) Ray of Fox Lake, IL, 3 nieces, 1 nephew, and 3 great nephews, preceded in death by his parents; Henry and Evelyn Ray, son; Joseph Ray, Jr., and his brothers; Henry Ray, Jr., and John (the late Viola) Ray.
Services and interment were held private, the Symonds Lakes Funeral Home of Grayslake, IL were entrusted with the arrangements, for additional information please contact the funeral home 847-543-1080.