James Russell "Buzz" Ray

Monday, February 12, 2018
James "Buzz" Ray

James Russell “Buzz” Ray, 62, of Rector, Ark., died Sunday, February 11, 2018, at his home. He was born November 2, 1955, in St. Louis, Mo., and retired from Monroe Auto Equipment.

Buzz loved playing his guitar and listening to music from the 60’s.

He was a member of Oak Grove Church of Christ.

Survivors include his mother, Ada Ray of Rector; one son, Jeffrey Aaron Ray of Jonesboro, Ark.; one daughter, Lisa (Brice) Brown of Paragould, Ark.; three brothers, Robert Ray of Lafe, Ark., and David Ray and Steven Ray, both of Rector; one sister, Donna Baker of Rector; and one grandchild, Ragen Brown.

He was preceded in death by his father, James Russell Ray, Sr. in 2017.

A visitation will be held beginning at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 14, at Mitchell Funeral Home Chapel in Rector. Funeral service will follow at 11 a.m.

Online guestbook: www.mitchellfuneralhomes.com