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Robert Lynn Ray

August 24, 1955 — September 9, 2022

Somerville, Tennessee

Robert Lynn Ray, age 67, resident of Somerville, Tennessee and husband of Debra Davidson Ray, departed this life Friday afternoon, September 9, 2022 in Somerville.

Robert was born August 24, 1955 in Memphis, Tennessee, the son of Charles Ray (Joetta) and Carolyn Houston Peck (Howard). He was raised and grew up in Fayette County and was self-employed in the lawn care business for much of his life. Robert loved his family, his dog “Taffy” and mowing his grass.

Mr. Ray is survived by his wife, Debra Davidson Ray; two daughters, Robin Byrd (Michael) and Candy Avery (Thomas); two sons, Justin Smith (Tiffany) and Zack Smith (Lyndsay); his father, Charles Ray (Joetta); his mother, Carolyn Peck (Howard); his sister, Denise Behr (Tim); two brothers, Jimmy Hannah and Jack Ray (Julie); and six grandchildren, Caleb Smith, Mackenzie Smith, Emma Byrd, Layla Smith, Solene Smith and Stella Avery. He was preceded in death by his brother, Charles Ray, Jr.

Funeral Services for Mr. Ray were held at 2 P.M. Wednesday, September 14, 2022 at the Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville with Bro. David Reeves, pastor of Midway Baptist Church in Whiteville, Tennessee, officiating. Interment followed in the Somerville City Cemetery.

Those honored to serve as pallbearers were Wayne Davidson, Robby Rhoads, Randy Glover, Caleb Smith, Jack Ray and Jimmy Hannah. Honorary pallbearers were Marty Schusster, Harry Warf and Justin Stambaugh.

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Wednesday, September 14, 2022

12:00 - 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville

18020 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 14, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Eastern time)

Peebles Main Funeral Chapel in Somerville

18020 U.S. 64, Somerville, TN 38068

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