1973 – 2016
Christopher Gene Ray of Fair Bluff Highway, Green Sea, died Sunday, March 21. He was 42.
Mr. Ray was born in Whiteville, a son of Sarah Logan.
He was a firefighter with the Conway Fire Department where he received the 2014 Physical Fitness Award. Mr. Ray was a volunteer with Horry County Fire Rescue, Stations 6 and 41.
Surviving in addition to his mother of Florida are: his wife, Brandi Ray of Green Sea; daughters, Cheyenne Ray of Tabor City and Reagan Ray of Green Sea; stepson, Troy Phipps of Green Sea; brothers, Dicky Ray and Davey Ray, both of Tabor City; and his paternal grandmother, Bernice Ray of Tabor City.
Visitation was planned from 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 23, at Goldfinch Funeral Home, Conway Chapel, 606-610 Beaty Street, Conway.
Funeral services were planned for 11 a.m. Thursday, March 24, from Beach Church, 557 George Bishop Parkway in Myrtle Beach. Burial was to follow in Buffkin Cemetery, Green Sea.
Memorials may be sent to South Carolina Firefighters Foundation, 111 West Park BLVD, Columbia, SC 29210.
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