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Obituary of Larry Clyburn Ray
LUGOFF – A funeral service for Larry Clyburn Ray, 78, will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2023, at 12:00 p.m, at El-Bethel Faith Community Church. The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6-8 p.m., at Powers Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Gideons International.
Mr. Ray passed away at home on Thursday, May 11, 2023. He was son of the late Clyburn and Betty Hinson Ray. Mr. Ray was a member of El-Bethel Faith Community Church, where he served on the deacon board and a Gideon. He was a member of the American Legion Post 17, and enjoyed hunting, fishing, woodworking, gardening, and being outdoors. He was creative and loved building things, collecting antiques and arrowheads.
Surviving are his wife of 59 years, Barbara Davis Ray, daughters: Beverly Ray-Dowey (David), Sheila Ray McCoy (Bobby); son, Chris Ray (Pam); siblings: Tommy D. Ray (Brenda), Debbie Moak Hughes (Billy); grandchildren: Lauren E. McCoy, David Joseph Dowey III, Braxton D. Wallace, Rayghan C. Dowey, Aaron Brice McCoy, Wallyce-Olivia Sloan, Gracie Ray, Walker D. Ray, Jaxon C. Ray; and 10 great-grandchildren.