Mr. Samuel Lee “Big Sam” Ray Sr., age 51 of Hartsville, TN passed away Monday morning, March 13, 2023 at Macon Community Hospital, Lafayette, TN.
Preceded in death by: Brother, Andy Jones and Sister, Barbara Morrison.
Survived by: Wife, Melissa Ray-Hartsville, TN; 2 Sons, Sam (Madison) Ray-Hartsville, TN & Cody (Breanna) Todd-Hartsville, TN; 4 Daughters, Andrea (Stacey) Duncan-Gallatin, TN, Kylie (Michael Tolley) Todd-Hartsville, TN, Cassidy Todd-Hartsville, TN and Ali Tucker-Orinda, CA; 3 Grandchildren, Teagan Duncan, Lakelynn Tolley and Kohen Todd; Father, Roger (Janie) Ray-Hartsville, TN; Mother, Nancy Johns-Hartsville, TN; 6 Brothers, Timmie (Angie) Ray-Lafayette, TN, Lucas (Jennifer) Ray-Gallatin, TN, Nicholas Ray-Hartsville, TN, Brian Metcalf-Hartsville, TN, Greg (Shontae) Metcalf-Hartsville, TN and Tim (Stephanie) Jones-Lebanon, TN and 2 Sisters, Lisa Hauskins-Lafayette, TN and Kay (Doodle) Brooks-Castalian Springs, TN.
Funeral services will be held in the chapel of Anthony Funeral Home at 1 PM Thursday, March 16, 2023 Eld. Michael Nesbitt. Interment will be in the Dixon Springs Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be from 11 AM to 8 PM Wednesday and 10 AM until service time Thursday.
Anthony Funeral Home, 337 McMurry Blvd. E, Hartsville, TN 37074, 615-374-2280, www.anthonyfhhartsville.com.