Funeral services for Ronnie D. Ray will be held at 2:00 P.M., Friday, January 15, 2021 in the chapel of Kilpatrick Funeral Home ~ West Monroe. Rev. Jerry Salisbury and Rev. Larry Mudgett will officiate. Interment will follow at Kilpatrick’s Serenity Gardens. Visitation will be held before the service from 12:00 P.M. until 2:00 P.M.
Ronnie was born on September 15, 1930 in Columbia, Louisiana and passed away on January 9, 2021 in West Monroe, Louisiana. He was a Veteran of the U. S. Navy and retired after 36 years of service as a power and light engineer at Entergy. Ronnie was preceded in death by his first wife and the mother of his children, Dinah Downs Ray; second wife, Mary Pace Ray; sister, Cleora Pinkerton; parents, Cleo and Nora Byrd Ray.
Ronnie is survived by his wife, Mary Graves Ray; daughters, Teresa York and husband Joe, Brenda Landry and husband Lamont; grandchildren, Paul Landry and fiancé Bethany, Johnny Landry, Amanda York, Andy York and wife Brittany; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Landry, Alexander Speed, Madden York, Knox York.