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James Henry Ray

May 30, 1965 — January 27, 2022

James “Jim” Henry Ray, 56 of Logan, WV went to his home with the Lord January 27, 2022, at his residence.


He was born May 30, 1965, at Logan, WV to the late Henry Ray and Virginia Ward. In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Marie (Brewster) Ray; stepfather, Donald Stemple; and 2 sisters, Opal Marie, and Gloria Dean.


Jim is survived by his siblings, Samuel Ray of Logan, Norma (David) Gowett of KY, Bonnie (Dee) Hall of Logan, Brenda (Scotty) Miller of KY, Timmy (Amber) Miller of KY, and Donald (Amy) Stemple Jr. of Fairmont; special niece, Yvonne Goodman, who was always with him until the end; 3 special great nieces who he loved dearly, Samantha Kitchen, Natalie Goodman, and Sandra Goodman. He is also survived by a host of other nieces and nephews. Jim was loved by many, and he loved all his family and friends.


Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, February 12, 2022, at the First Baptist Church of McConnell with Rev. Bub Godby officiating.


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Arrangements have been entrusted to Akers-James Funeral Home, Logan, WV.

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