Leonard S. Wray Jr.
Leonard S. Wray Jr., age 91, passed away Tuesday, May 29, 2012, at the Mississippi State Veterans Home in Oxford.
He was a retired railroad clerk for ICG Railroad, a farmer, and a member of Artesia Methodist Church. He was a WWII Army veteran, where he was a Merrill's Marauder and he also served in Here's Your Infantry. He received the bronze star, a silver star and other medals.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Shook Wray; and son, Leonard S. Wray, III.
He is survived by his daughters: Brenda Wray Warren (Bobby) of Aberdeen, and Elizabeth (Beth) Wray Thomas (Tim) of Starkville; son, David Wray of The Woodlands, Texas; six grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.
Visitation for Mr. Wray is today, Thursday, May 31, 2012, from 5 - 7 p.m. at Welch Funeral Home in Starkville. Graveside services are Friday, June 1, 2012, at 10 a.m. in Memorial Garden Park Cemetery in Starkville.
Memorial donations may be made to Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS 39703 .
Welch Funeral Home of Starkville is in charge of arrangements.
You may go online and sign our guest register at www.welchfuneralhomes.com.