Joseph “Joe” H. Ray III

By | June 10, 2015

Joseph “Joe” H. Ray III, age 55, of Ray, Ohio passed away Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at James Cancer Center of Columbus, Ohio. He was born October 5, 1959 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Joseph H. II and Rita Sue (Parrish) Ray.

Joe was a Boy Scout Troop #48 Alumni and earned his Eagle Scout with bronze, gold, and silver palm in 1975. He was a class of 1978 graduate of Jackson High School. He was an Otterbein College graduate and CTI graduate. He worked at Ohio State University Pathology Department.

He is survived by sister, Catherine Ray of Florida and brother, Greg Ray of Ray, Ohio.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Friends may call on Sunday, June 14, 2015 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Jackson. Funeral services will immediately follow at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Ray Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to