Sam "Big Sam" Ray

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,