Cover photo for John Ray Sr.'s Obituary
John Ray Sr. Profile Photo
1938 John 2023

John Ray Sr.

May 11, 1938 — April 23, 2023

CANFIELD – John R. Ray Sr., 84, passed away Sunday morning April 23, 2023 at Austintown Healthcare Center.

He was born May 11, 1938 in Youngstown, a son of the late Harold T. and Dorothy Hunt Ray.

John was a graduate of South High School.  He was a cement finisher and a 50 year member of Local 179.  He enjoyed volunteering his time at Angels for Animals. John was also a member of East Ohio Conservation Club, Greenford Ruritan Club, and the Men’s Garden Club of Youngstown.

John is survived by his wife, Judy Elmes Ray, whom he married July 16, 1960; a son J.R. (Verna) Ray Jr.; grandsons, John (Rachael) Ray III and Michael (Kate) Ray; and great grandchildren, Rae Lynn and John Ray IV and Colt.

In lieu of flowers, material tributes may take the form of donations to Angels for Animals, 4750 OH-165, Canfield, Ohio 44406.

Professional arrangements were handled by Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Boardman-Canfield Chapel.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of John Ray Sr., please visit our flower store.


Visits: 28

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree