JT Ray

Former area resident JT Ray died Oct. 12, 2011, in Auburn, Wash. He was 58.

He was born Feb. 10, 1953, in Auburn to Charles and Leila Ray. He grew up in Sellack and lived in Brookings, Ore., before returning to Washington 10 years ago. He was a resident of Grayland at the time of his death.

He is survived by brother Gene Ray of Tacoma and Charles Ray of Auburn; daughter Heather Rooney of Enumclaw; partner Connie of Grayland; and one granddaughter.

At his request, no service is planned.

Klontz Funeral Home of Auburn was in charge of arrangements.