Clarence G. Wray, 76, of Buffalo, died Saturday (August 28, 2021) at Riverside Methodist Hospital, Columbus.
He was born February 4, 1945 in Senecaville, son of the late Gerald and Annabelle (Brown) Wray. He was a lifelong resident of Buffalo.
Mr. Wray graduated from Buffalo High School in 1963. He retired from the Cambridge Developmental Center in 2007 with thirty-five years of service.
He was an EMT for the Pleasant City Volunteer Fire Department and a member of the Pleasant City United Methodist Church. He attended the Derwent United Methodist Church as well.
Mr. Wray was a member of the Pleasant City F & AM 360 Lodge and the Guernsey County Senior Citizens Center. He was also a 20-gallon blood donor.
He enjoyed going out to eat, doing puzzle books, collecting gnomes, and feeding the cats.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Paul E. Wray; a nephew, Paul Wray; a niece, Shannen Wray; and a sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Amy (Trott) and Delbert Tucker.
He is survived by his wife, Kathy (Trott) Wray, whom he married May 10, 1986; a daughter, Valerie Wray; a niece, Amy and family; an aunt, Ella Mae Erwin; many cousins, friends, and in-laws including Ron Trott, Fred (Connie) Trott, Dale Trott (Ron), Marsha Williams, Peggy (Rick) Khune, Pam Trott and their families; and a special friend, David Cater.
Visitation will be held Wednesday (September 1, 2021) from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Black-Epperson Funeral Home, Byesville, where funeral services will be held Thursday (September 2, 2021) at 11 a.m. with Pastor Debbie Gheen and Dave Cater officiating. Burial will be at Buffalo Cemetery.
As an expression of sympathy, the family asks that memorial contributions be made to one of the following organizations: 1) Pleasant City United Methodist Church; 2) Derwent United Methodist Church; or 3) Guernsey County Senior Citizens Center.
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