Donald Lincoln Ray, Jr.
"Meet When We Meet"
Mr. Donald "Don Don" Lincoln Ray, Jr of Vallejo, died Monday, June 20, 2016 peacefully at home surrounded by his loving family. He was 78. Donald, a veteran of the US Navy was born in Washington DC on December 22, 1937, a son of the late Donald Sr and Teodora Ray (Lombre) and he was the brother to the late Peter (Gloria) Ray of Wyoming, the late Linda (Manuel) Fernandes of Massachusetts, and Michael (Tracie) Ray of Florida.
Donald grew up in Boston, MA where he met his life long and devoted wife Jean. The two raised five children, Lolita Ray of California, Desena (Marc) Calloway of Illinois, Lisa (Brian) Singleton of Georgia, Ginnene Ray of California, and the late Michael Ray of Illinois.
Donald was a successful upholsterer for many years in Massachusetts, Illinois, and Virginia until his retirement and spent the remaining years of his life in Vallejo, CA devoted to his immediate and extended family, while loving nature and enjoying the outdoor sports of hunting and fishing.
Funeral service with full military honors was held on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, California, Donald's final resting place.