Mr. Charles “Buzz” Ray, 65 of Scipio passed away, Sunday, September 4, 2016, at home, peacefully.
He was born Aug. 8, 1951, in Seymour, the son of the late Charles B. and Maxine B. (Durham) Ray.
After graduating from Jennings County High School, Buzz got the best birthday present he could receive Aug. 8, 1970. He married his wife of now 46 years, Joyce Ann Caudill.
He attended Easyville Pentecostal Church and was a member of the Moose Lodge, American Legion, V.F.W. and Jefferson County Conservation Club. Buzz enjoyed watching Nascar, sitting on the back porch and being in the woods. He loved his family, especially his grandchildren. Buzz liked to work and provide for his family. He retired after 32 years with Cummins Engine Company. After he retired, he just could not quit, so he worked for Ebbing Auto, Erler Industry and Baurle Construction. He always believed in giving an honest day’s work for those he worked for.
Buzz will be greatly missed by his wife; two daughters, Eugenia “Gina” (Anthony) Maberry and Holly (Brian) Boldery; grandchildren, Brett and Kylie Barger, Briar and Kennedy Boldery and Conner Maberry; three great-grandchildren, Rylee Short, Benjamin Barger and Rugar Craig; brother, Jon S. Ray; and sister, Rhonda Kay (Steve) Ray Scott; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Milton Ray; and two sisters, Sharon Strong and Candy Sowder.
Memorial service will be at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 8, at Voss Chapel with Sister Jean Pogue officiating. Friends and family may gather from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday at Voss and Sons Funeral and Cremation Services.
Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Foundation.
Arrangements were made through Voss & Sons Funeral and Crematory Service, Seymour, Indiana.
A complete obituary may be viewed on the funeral home website at www.vossfuneralservice.com.