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William B. Ray, Sr.

William B. Ray, Sr.

1956 - 2017


William B. Ray, Sr., 60, of Watertown, passed away May 8, 2017 at his home.

Mr. Ray was born July 31, 1956, son of William and Nancy Jordan Ray. He graduated from high school and enlisted in the United States Army. Mr. Ray served in various places including Korea, which he enjoyed very much. He spent the last six years of his career at Ft. Drum, retiring in 1996.  A marriage to Yong C. ended in divorce. Mr. Ray enjoyed bowling, movies and reading books.

Surviving besides his mother Nancy are two sons, William B. Ray, Jr., and John R. Ray, both of Watertown, three grandchildren, Jevin Ray, Cooper Ray and Penelope Ray, two  brothers, Brian Ray and Dana Ray, three  sisters, Lori Ray, Melita Ray and Victoria Krupnow, several nieces and nephews. His father William L.  Ray, a brother, Theodor Krupnow II and a sister, Carrie Millang all died before him.

Calling hours will be Friday, May 19, 2017 from 4-7 pm at the D.L. Calarco Funeral Home, Inc. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Condolences may be made to www.dlcalarco.com.


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We send our deepest sympathies to the family of William Ray. His upbeat personality will always be remembered and his infectious smile will be missed.

By Woolworth Watertown, LLC on 05 19, 2017


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I am sorry that my brother is gone so soon and pray that his family will find comfort from the pain. My heart and thoughts are with you.

By Melita on 05 14, 2017


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Sorry for your loss. Bill was a good brother and friend. I Love him and will miss him deeply
Pray that his sons and other family members know that Bill loved you all.
Take Care and God bless.

By Lori Ray on 05 14, 2017


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