After a long battle with cancer, Ray passed away at Alive Hospice in Nashville, TN, Friday January 18, 2019.  He was born August 5, 1957, in Marshall County TN.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Dorothy Locke and a sister, Linda. He is survived by his wife, Lynnette Petty Locke, and two sons Craig (Laura) Locke of Memphis, TN, and their two children, Peter & Grant, and Steven (Katie) Locke of Clarksville, TN; a sister, Marvine (Ronnie) Edde of Lewisburg, his first wife Martha Jane Craig Locke and several nieces and nephews.

He was a retired supervisor at Rock-Tenn after 34 years of service. He loved camping, fishing  and playing with his grandsons.

A “Celebration of Life” will be held Sunday, January 27, 2019, at The McKnight Center of First United Methodist Church, Lewisburg, TN. We will gather at 1:00 PM to share some of our favorite memories, our stories, to laugh, to cry and remember a wonderful person who is greatly missed, with service to follow at 3:00.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to:

First United Methodist Church Youth Missions Trip Fund

For Mountain TOP – Tennessee Outreach Project

325 West Church St. Lewisburg, TN 37091