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Kristopher Lee “Kris” Ray



A funeral service celebrating the life of Kristopher Lee “Kris” Ray, age 38, of Heath, was held October 18, 2017, at the Kirkersville home of Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service.

Kris was born on December 5, 1978, in Columbus, to Clarence “Lee” and Serina J. (Fox) Ray. He passed away at Licking Memorial Hospital on October 15, 2017.

Kris was a printer with CCL Label in New Albany. He enjoyed bowling, fishing, country music and was an avid Cleveland Indians fan. Kris had a great sense of humor and was a creative, deep thinker. He loved family gatherings, bonfires, had a big heart and will be missed by everyone that knew him.

In addition to his parents, survivors include his loving wife, Tara J. (DePaul) Ray; children, Natalie L. Ray, Cooper Ray and Gia Ellenberg; brother, Kyle J. (Darbi L.) Ray; mother-in-law and father-in-law, James and Cheryl DePaul; paternal grandparents, Jack W. and Louise Ray; maternal grandmother, Shirley M. Fox; uncle, Tom Wollard; nieces, Elliott and Deunan Ray; loving friends, Jarrod and Amanda Brown; sister-in-law and family; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

He is preceded in death by a great grandmother, Ora Wolf; and an aunt, Evelyn Woolard.

Hoskinson Funeral and Cremation Service is honored to care for Kris and his family.



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