Raymond Lee Wray

March 29, 1964 ~ July 11, 2019 (age 55)


Raymond Lee Wray was born to Charlie Lee Wray and Eveline Tschirtner in Fort Leavenworth, Kansas. Raymond was living in Portland, Oregon at the time of his passing. 

He left one daughter behind was preceeded in death by another daughter. Their names are as follows: Shirronda and Ravonna Wray.

Raymond has many siblings. Their names are as follows: Sylvia Wray, Dicky and Ricky Wray, Charles Wray Jr., Ricardo Wray Sr., Sabrina Wray, Bettie Wray, and Michel Wray.

Raymond loved life and people. He was very respectful, and presented himself in this way. He loved art and music, with painting as one of the hobbies he enjoyed. 

He was highly educated, holding to a high degree of professionalism.

Raymond loved his family and close friends. He was a very strong, independent man with exquisite taste. He was very helpful to others in need. He walked alone in many things, facing many adversities with courage and strength. 

Raymond loved animals. His dog's name was Scooter, whom he loved very much. He deeply loved his children. He will be missed dearly and loved forever.

You understand death is a part of life, but did you know God did not intend for this to be the end for Raymond or any human creator. You may have questions about what happens when someone dies? Let us share the hope Raymond and all humans have for the future. 

John 5:28, 29 shares do not be amazed at this, for the hour is coming in which all those in the memorial tombs will hear his voice and come out, those who did good things to a resurrection of life, and those who practiced vile things to a resurrection of judgement. 

Revelations 21:4 shares the hope in the future where the former things have passed away and death will be no more, he will wipe every tear from our eyes and nor outcry's or mourning all former things will be gone. 

Isaiah 25:8 shares how God will swallow up death forever and the Sovereign Lord will wipe away the tears from all faces.

1st John 5:19 shares that we know that we originate with God, but the whole world is lying in the power of the wicked one. Therefore, we suffer. 

Isaiah 45:18 shares that for this is what God says, the creator of the heavens, the true God, the one who formed the earth, its Maker who firmly established it, who did not create it simply for nothing, but formed it to be inhabited. I am Jehovah there is no one else. 

Isaiah 48:17, 18 shares that if only we would listen, says, your Repurchaser, the holy one of Isaiah, I Jehovah am your God, the one teaching you to benefit yourself, the one guiding you in the way you should walk, if only would pay attention to my commandment! Then your peace would become just like a river and your righteousness like the waves of the sea.

Numbers 23: 19 shares that it is impossible, for God does not lie, he is not a mere man, when he says something will he not do, when he speaks will he not carry out.

For those that can't understand why he left us so soon just know he is not gone forever, you will see him again, just know that all will have a hope of everlasting life and this is the good news Christ brought to us in his time he spent here, giving us hope for the future. 

Raymond, we love you and we know we will see you again. Just rest until you're awakened from sleep. 

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July 18, 2019

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Terry Family Funeral Home
2337 N. Williams Ave
Portland, OR 97227

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