Roy L. Bray 1924 - 2010 Lawrence
No public services will be held for Roy L. Bray, 86, Lawrence. Cremation is planned.
Mr. Bray died Thursday, Dec. 30, 2010, at his home.
He was born Feb. 25, 1924, in Stockton, the son of Hubert Charles and Nancy Gertrude Rea Bray. He graduated from high school in Menlo, Kan., and later served in the United States Army during World War II.
Mr. Bray was a cabinetmaker, and had worked for Reuter Organ Co. from 1974-79. He then began working for the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Standards, in 1979, and retired from there in 1989. He enjoyed woodworking and spending time with the family.
He married Oma May Pascoe on Jan. 19, 1947, in Lawrence. She survives of Vintage Park in Baldwin City.
Other survivors include two sons, Roy D. Bray and wife Katie, Raytown, Mo., and Charles L. Bray and wife Debbie, Loveland, Colo.; two daughters, Lori D. Sloan, Johnstown, Colo., and Priscilla L. Schaner and husband Thom, Greeley, Colo.; a brother, Robert C. Bray, Santa Maria, Calif.; a sister, Wanda Samuels, Baldwin City; six grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter, Audrey Sue Bray, and a brother, Donald H. Bray.
The family suggests memorial contributions to the Lawrence Humane Society, in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044.
Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.