Jack D. Ray, age 86, of Bristol, Tenn., went to be with the Lord on Saturday, September 17, 2022 at his home. He was born October 16, 1935 in Honaker, Va., a son of the late Betty Ray. Jack retired from Ball Corp/Reynolds Metals. He lived most of his life in the Bristol area and was a U.S. Navy Veteran. He was a member of the Veterans Honor Guard. Jack was a member of Faith Baptist Church, Blountville, Tenn. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Arnold Ray; and siblings, Clyde Ray, Ruth Trinkle and Jane Dishner.
Survivors include his daughter, Mitzi Proffitt and husband David; granddaughter, Kristin Proffitt and Allie Lady; siblings, Lottie Sparks, Kenneth Ray and Tommy Ray; and several nieces and nephews.
The funeral service will be held 7:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 20, 2022 in the Weaver Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Tommy Griffin officiating. The family will receive friends from 5 until 6:45 p.m. prior to the service. Entombment will be held 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2022 in the Glenwood Mausoleum. Pallbearers will be family and friends. To view the service LIVE, click here.
Arrangements have been made with Weaver Funeral Home and Cremation Services.