Samuel Ray, 74, of Payson, died July 8, 2004. He was born Sept. 26, 1929 in Ashtabula, Ohio.
Mr. Ray served in the Army during World War II. He retired as an ironworker. He had three passions -- friends, woodworking and reading.
He is survived by five sons, Dave, Sam, Gary, Ron and Mark; sister, Rita, and brother, Carly, of Ohio; nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Donations can be made to the Payson Public Library.
There will be no services.