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Cal Ray Jr.

March 7, 1952 — July 23, 2020

Millen C. “Cal” Ray, Jr., 68, passed away at home surrounded by his family Thursday, July 23, 2020, after a long illness.

Born March 7, 1952, in Ludowici, GA, Cal was a longtime member of the Gum Branch Volunteer Fire Department and Elim Baptist Church.  He was an avid hunter and loved his dog, Ricky.

He leaves behind his wife, Darlene Ray; son, Troy Ray (Tracy); three grandchildren, Devon, Amber, and Hunter Ray; one great-grandson, Grayson; mother, Weida Ray; sisters, Fay Yarbrough (Frank) and Lynn Sherer (Ed); brother, James Ray (Bertie); and several nieces and nephews.  

Due to the recent health crisis, the family plans to hold a service honoring Cal’s life at a later date.

Carter Funeral Home Oglethorpe Chapel is in charge of arrangements.  Online condolences are encouraged and may be made at

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