Arthur Theodore Ray, age 65, died June 14, 2012. He was a retired Mechanic, a member of the National Guard, the Lyon Fire Chief and was retired from Coahoma Electric Association.

Survivors include his wife Elizabeth Ray, children Samuel Russell, Tony Ray and Pam Mills, grandchildren Crystal Russell, Nathaniel Russell, Bryan Fuller, Destiny Mills, Dustin Ray, Logan Ray, Christian Caples, Jennifer Clement, Sarah Jones, Erica Jones, Miranda Jones, Jessica Taylor and Rosie Garringer, siblings Mildred Avant, Leroy Ray and Mary Hollingsworth. He is preceded in death by his mother, Balfoie Ray; father, Joseph Ray; and three brothers, Alton Ray, Preston Ray and Hester Ray.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, June 17 at Boyd Funeral Home, Lonoke, where Funeral Services will be at 10 a.m. Monday, June 18. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery. Online guest book,