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John M. Kennedy Ray

May 3, 1962 ~ August 13, 2017 (age 55)

John M. Kennedy Ray, 55, of Kewanna passed away unexpectedly on Sunday, August 13, 2017 at his residence.

He was born on May 3, 1962 in Peru. On July 4, 1994, he married Lorna Riley. She survives.

He was a U.S. Marine Corp. veteran.

He was a member of the Carpenters Union #615 in Kokomo. He was an expert craftsman, specializing in custom mantles.   John was a gentle giant who loved God and Country, his family and friends.

Survivors include his wife, Lorna Ray, daughters, Devan Anetrella (Joseph), Destiny Ray, Isabella Ray, parents, Norman and Catherine Ray, all of Kewanna, brothers, Gene Ray, Norman Ray Jr. and Tommy Ray (Amanda), sisters, Katherine Sellers, Michelle Ray, Mari Ray, Tonya Gregory and Tracy Ray Hedrick, step son, Charles Lantz (Nicole) and grandchildren,  Katana, Joshua, Leo, Dante and Grayson.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 18, 2017 at Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home, 123 E. Main St., Kewanna, IN. 46939

Visitation will be held from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m., Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Greenlawn Cemetery in Mexico.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home, Kewanna Chapel.

 Service Information

August 17, 2017

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home
123 East Main
Kewanna, IN 46939

Funeral Service
August 18, 2017

2:00 PM
Harrison-Metzger & Rans Funeral Home
123 East Main
Kewanna, IN 46939

Please consider making a donation to raise much needed funds to support the family at this difficult time.

No donation is too small and your support would be greatly appreciated.

August 17, 2017 2:54 pm

$50 from Lisa McCue

Lorna, my heart is saddened with all you are going through. I will pray for peace and comfort for you, Destiny and Bella. I love you.

August 18, 2017 8:17 am

$25 from Carolyn Flesher

Lorna, may the Lord wrap you in his arms and give you strength. You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

August 18, 2017 4:39 pm

$200 from Bev and family

Love and prayers to Lorna, Destiny and Bella on daily basis and wish we could do more to help.❤️🙏

August 19, 2017 1:49 pm

$100 from

God Bless you all

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