Graveside services for Joseph Ray, 87, of Downsville will be held at 10:30 am Friday, May 13, 2016 at Mt. Ararat Cemetery in Downsville with Bro. Bobby Krantz officiating and under the direction of Farrar Funeral Home of Farmerville.
Mr. Ray, retired owner of Ornate Metal Company of Monroe, went to his heavenly home May 7, 2016. He was a member of Mt. Ararat Baptist Church and enjoyed fishing and outdoor activities.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Corine and Hubert Ray.
Left to cherish his memory is his son, Steve Ray of Rockwall TX; daughter, Patsy Ray Anzalone & husband, Frank of Monroe, LA; 2 grandchildren: Dr. Jeffrey Anzalone & wife, Rebekah and Brad Anzalone & wife, Kristal; 4 great grandchildren: Brooks, Benton, Teresa, and Bradley Anzalone; and Joyce Ray.
Visitation will be Friday 10:00 am until time of service at Mt. Ararat Baptist Church.