Daniel Ray, 60, of Cleveland, passed away early Wednesday morning, Feb. 6, 2019.
He was preceded in death by his father, Robert Ray; his sister-in-law, Joyce Ray; and his brother-in-law, Virgil Murphy.
He was a graduate of Madison Memorial High School in Ohio. He worked with Waste Connections for 14 years. He loved the outdoors including fishing and working on and around the house. He loved to watch football, and he was an Ohio State Buckeye fan. He enjoyed playing games on the computer. He could build anything and was known for helping anyone who was in need. Daniel was a Christian.
Survivors include his wife, Jean Ray of Cleveland; his daughters: Jennifer Wilbanks and her husband, George, of Crab Orchard, Valorie Green and her husband, Kenneth, of Cleveland, and Stephanie Killian and her husband, Bryan, of Ocoee; his grandchildren: Malachi Ray, Kenneth Green Jr., and Cheyanne Green; his mother, Dorothy Ray of Madison, Ohio; his sisters: Peggy Barstow and her husband, Roger, of Spring City, and Diana Murphy of Geneva, Ohio; his brothers,: Bob Ray also of Geneva, Timothy Ray and his wife, Tina, of Spring City; his dog, "Yurii"; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The Remembrance of Life service will be conducted today, Feb. 10, 2019, at 4 p.m. at the Jim Rush Funeral and Cremation Services, Wildwood Chapel, with the Rev. Benny Price officiating.
The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the funeral home.
You may share your condolences and your memories with Daniel's family at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.
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