Doyle Lee Ray

Doyle Lee Ray, 83, of Texas City, TX, passed away surrounded by his family on April 12, 2017.  Doyle was born June 17, 1933, to Roy and Frances Ray in Philadelphia, MS.  He was a carpenter for many years in the Galveston area. Doyle was preceded in death by his parents, a sister May Pontikos, and brothers, Laverne Ray, J.W. Ray, A.P. Ray, Ivan Ray, Paul Ray, and James Ray.

Doyle is survived by his loving wife of 64 years Fannie Ray; daughters Peggy Arevalo and Judy Holmes and husband Jimmy; five grandchildren; seventeen great grandchildren; seven great great grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

A visitation in his honor will be held 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Wednesday, April 19, 2017 with a Celebration of Life Service, 10:00 am Thursday, April 20, 2017 both at Crowder Funeral Home Chapel, Dickinson, Texas.  A reception will follow the service at the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 6101 FM 6465, Santa Fe, Texas.


  1. I remember Uncle Doyle as being kind and respectful. He was always nice to me. I’ve only heard praise of him and nothing negative. I pray that the peace of God’s love brings strength and comfort to Aunt Fannie and Family.

    Clarence L Ray and Family

    Clarence L Ray
  2. May the memories you have of your loved one sustain you, May you find your way out of sorrow as you walk this difficult path. So sorry to hear of your loss. May the Lord give you hope and comfort as only He can. Prayers sent your way.
    Peggy Wooley – Dean

    Peggy Wooley - Dean
  3. When someone you love becomes a memory, then the memory becomes a treasure.

    Paul & Shena Ray Griffith
  4. Been looking for aunt Fannie for many years now I’m Charles Williiams granddaughter from his son Charles (Hank) so sad to find this may he rest in peace and the good lord watch over the rest of us. 🙁


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