Donald Gary Ray, 72, of Ooltewah, passed away on Thursday, October 11, 2018, at his home.
He was a longtime resident of Ooltewah and retired from Heatec after 30 years of service. Mr. Ray was a member of Hilltop Baptist Church where he had formerly served as a deacon.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and was preceded in death by his wife, Carolyn Jean Ray.
Survivors are his daughter, Staci Leigh (Brett) Miller, Ooltewah; sister, Deanna Crumb, Chattanooga; brothers, Joseph (Betty) Ray, Ooltewah and Wendell (Linda) Ray, Calhoun, Ga.; several nieces and nephews.
A private family service will be held at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga.
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Arrangements are by Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Road.