Richard Ray 1957 - 2006
Funeral services for Richard "Rick" Ray, 49, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Holy Family Cemetery in Eudora.Mr. Ray died Thursday, Aug. 3, 2006, at the University of Kansas Hospital in Kansas City, Kan.He was born June 21, 1957, in Lawrence, the son of Leonard and Beulah Flory Ray.Mr. Ray worked as a heavy equipment operator and was a member of Operating Engineers Local 101.He married Teri Cronin on June 9, 1983, in Colorado Springs, Colo. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include two daughters, Ashley, Nashville, Tenn., and Kelsie, of the home; his grandmother, Goldie Ray, Tonganoxie; three brothers, Mike, Bonner Springs, Lonnie, Lawrence, and T.J. Cassatt, McLouth; seven sisters, Charlotte Woodruff, Carol Mendel, Linda Mole, Gail Ray, Frances Ray and Marie Ray, all of Lawrence, and Christine Carter, Ottawa.Friends may call from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Monday at the mortuary.The family suggests memorials to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, sent in care of the mortuary.