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Bruce Dean Ray

February 9, 1959 — December 25, 2021

Bruce Dean Ray, 62, passed away on Saturday, December 25, 2021, in Arlington.

Celebration of life memorial service for Bruce will be 2:00 PM, Monday, January 3, 2022 at the Pampa-Priest Park Church of God, 1123 Gwendolyn St., Pampa, Texas 79065 with Pastor Carl Dawson, pastor, officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Wade Funeral Home and Crematory of Arlington. 

Bruce was born on February 9, 1959 in Canadian, Texas to Jerry Dean and Margareet Lee (Garrison) Ray. He was raised in Pampa, where he attended Barrett Baptist Church and later moved to Arlington in 1983.  Bruce worked in the heating and air conditioning business for 20 years, most recently being employed with First Key Homes.  He enjoyed fast cars and was always there to lend a hand to anyone who needed it.  Helping others was his passion.

Bruce is survived by his parents, Jerry and Margareet Ray of Pantego; one daughter, Kendra Ruth and husband, Nick of Pampa; one sister, Margie Lee Baylor of Arlington; grandchildren, Madison Rae Bolch, Evan Vance Myers, Logan Ruth, and Kale Ruth, all of Pampa; a niece, Melissa Travis of Arlington and his beloved cats, Bubba and Sissy.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to the ASPCA of North Texas.

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Monday, January 3, 2022

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