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Tommy Joe Ray

August 24, 1945 ~ February 1, 2021 (age 75)

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Tommy Joe Ray, age 75, passed away February 1, 2021 at St. Charles Medical Center in Bend, Oregon. No services are planned at this time.


Tommy was born August 24, 1945 in Myrtle Creek, Oregon to Clarence and Thelma Jackie (Turner) Ray. He married Glenda Glover in Roseburg, Oregon on August 30th, 1963, together they had three children: Tommy Joe Jr., John, and Tina. They were married until her passing in 2009.


He worked for the timber industry as a logger for 50 years, working at Gilcrest Lumber in the 1970’s, and for David Pitts and Gary Allen, retiring in 2002. Tommy enjoyed the outdoors, fishing, and hunting.


He married Diania Snow-Fleming in John Day, Oregon in August of 2019.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Glenda Ray and his son, Tommy Joe Ray.


Survivors include his wife, Diania Ray of John Day, Oregon; son, John (Kristin) Ray of Prairie City, Oregon; daughter, Tina Ray of Eugene, Oregon and three grandchildren.


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