Fred Albert Ray


(Feb. 18, 1926 - Sept. 7, 2010)Fred Albert Ray, 84, of Sheridan, Mo. died Tuesday, September 7, 2010, at Golden Nursing Home in Maryville, Mo.

Fred was a resident of Powell for 35 years. He owned and operated Ray's Garage located at Fifth and Hamilton streets.

Fred was born on Feb. 18, 1926.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Willard and Ada Ray; his brothers, Edgar, Arthur, Noah, Garnet and Harold; his wife of 27 years Etta Mae (Riley) Ray and their son, Terry Lee Ray.

Fred is survived by his wife Patricia Ann (Kretzer) Ray of Sheridan, Mo.; his daughter Ella Mae (Ray) Montgomery (Gene) of Flower Mound, Texas; his step-son Kevin Ray (Julie) of Savannah, Mo.; step-daughter Marsha Gale Lager (Doug) of Conception Junction, Mo.; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Memorial services will be held at the Sheridan Christian Church on Friday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. Interment following the service will be at Luteston Cemetery west of Sheridan, Mo.

In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts or condolences may be left with Prugh-Dunfee of Grant City or at Great Western Bank in Sheridan, Mo., in memory of Mr. Ray.

Funeral arrangements are through Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City, Mo.