Gerald "Jerry"'s Story
Gerald L. "Jerry" Ray, 62, of Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 15, 2017, at the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center.
Born May 16, 1955, in Cumberland, Mr. Ray was the son of the late Herbert Dallas Ray and Ida Virginia (Blizzard) Ray. He was also preceded in death by a brother, Herbert C. Ray.
Jerry was self-employed and attended the Calvary Chapel. He graduated from Allegany College of Maryland with a degree in Computer Science. Jerry had a passion for computers and helping others; including teaching and exploring adaptive technology for the impaired and disabled. He was an extremely generous man; giving of his time to others and the Church. Faith, family, and fatherhood were among his greatest joys and accomplishments.
Jerry is survived by his children, Joshua Ray and girl friend, Susan Kelly, Cumberland, Justin Ray and wife, Sara, Apex, N.C., Jeremy Ray and wife, Kierstan, Seabrook, N.H., and Jessica Ray, Baltimore. He also leaves behind his sister, Linda Ray Sullivan, Ridgeley, W.Va.; and his grandchildren, Amy, Aubrey, Austin, Sawyer, Annaliese, and Porter Ray; his nephews, Fred and Brian Sullivan, and Herb and Jason Ray; his nieces, Rachel and Renee Ray; and his aunt, Agnes Castleman; and her daughter, Judy Castleman and other family members.
No services are planned at this time.
The Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur Street, Cumberland, MD, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) is in charge of the arrangements.
Published on November 16, 2017