Eddie Arnold Ray, 70, of Hilliard, passed away Tuesday, August 18, 2020 in Jacksonville, FL. He was born March 10, 1950 in Adel, GA to the late Arlie “Bige” and Essie Mae Rogers Ray. He retired from the Nassau County Road Department. He was of the Primitive Baptist Faith.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Jimmy, Virgil, William, and Clayton; and a sister, Virginia Dales.
He is survived by his wife of 50 years, Liz Ray; children, Doug (Judy) Ray, Cindy (Jimmy) White, and Kevin (April) Ray; sister, Betty Jean Summerlin; grandchildren:, Jason (Lydia) Ray, Travis (Kali) Ray, Hunter (Brianna) Ray, Brad White, Chad White, Anniegail Ray, Blake Ray, Ethan White, Devin Ray, Julie Ray, and Guner Ray; and a great-grandson, Dawson Ray.
The family received friends Friday, August 21 at Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home in Folkston. Graveside funeral services were held Saturday, August 22 at Pigeon Creek Cemetery with Lester Nelson officiating.
Condolences may be expressed by signing the guest registry at www.shepardfh.com. Arrangements were under the direction of Shepard-Roberson Funeral Home, Folkston.