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Ray, James Eldon -

Chicago - On June 6, 2018, James Eldon Ray, age 83 of Chicago, IL, formally of Tullahoma, entered into rest at a Hinsdale Hospital in Hinsdale, IL. James worked for the City of Chicago for over 23 years as a truck driver. He loved to work on cars and travel with his wife Emily. He was also a loving husband, father, grandfather and great- grandfather. He is preceded in death by his parents Eldon Ray and Sula Waldine (Banks) Tippin; wife, Emily Ray; sister, Jane Olsen and son-in-law, Richard E. Baugh.

He is survived by his son, Jerry (Sharon Smith) Ray; daughter, Sherry Baugh; brother, Marty (Toni) Tippin; grandchildren, Kelly (Robert) North, Kristin (Chris Barns) Ray, Rebecca (Michael Burnett) Ray, Jimmy Baugh, and Ashleigh S. Baugh; seven great- grandchildren. As well as, his faithful dog T-Bone.

The family will receive friends from ten o’clock in the morning until twelve o’clock in the afternoon Monday, June 11, 2018 with the funeral services immediately following at Tullahoma Funeral Home with Bro. Benny Benjamin.

Interment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Gardens in Tullahoma, TN.

Services

Visitation
Starts: 6/11/18 at 10:00am
Ends: 6/11/18 at 12:00pm
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Funeral Service
Starts: 6/11/18 at 12:00pm
Ends: 6/11/18
Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma, TN 37388

Interment
Starts: 6/11/18 at 1:00pm
Ends: 6/11/18
Rose Hill Memorial Gardens
Tullahoma, TN 37388

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Tullahoma Funeral Home
Tullahoma Funeral Home
401 Westside Drive
Tullahoma, TN 37388
(931)455-4567
http://www.tullahomafuneralhome.com/