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700 Heckle Blvd.
Rock Hill, SC 29730
Phone: (803) 329-4141
Fax: (803) 366-6248
Ben Wray

Ben Robert Wray

Tuesday, September 18th, 1934 - Monday, December 31st, 2018
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Mr. Ben Robert Wray ,84, of Rock Hill, went to be with Jesus on Monday December 31, 2018.

Ben was born on September 18, 1934 in Hickory Grove, SC to the late Phifer and Mary Wright Wray. He was a United States Navy Veteran. Ben worked for Celanese Textile until his retirement. He loved boating, fishing and spending time with his family. Ben was a friend to everyone that he met, he was an entertaining and loving person who will be missed dearly.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his step-father Edgar Wallace and one son Allen Cooper.

Those left to cherish his memory include his loving wife Jennie Tinkler Wray of 62 years. Sons Eddie Wray, Stacy O. Cooper and wife Sharon, daughters Karen Wray Nicosia and husband Brian, Jeneice Cooper Denman and husband Mack. Also surviving is one sister Betty Branigan and several nieces and nephews. Ten grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

A Funeral Service will be held at 2:00P.M. on Wednesday January 2, 2019 in the Chapel of Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home with the Rev. Chase Catledge officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00-2:00 P.M. at Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home, Rock Hill. Interment with military honors will follow at Laurelwood Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home
    700 Heckle Blvd
    ROCK HILL, SC 29730
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  • Service

    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 | 2:00pm
    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 2:00pm
    Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home
    700 Heckle Blvd
    ROCK HILL, SC 29730
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 |
    Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019
    Laurelwood Cemetery


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Jennifer Gregory

Posted at 01:00pm
I am so sorry to hear of this!!! I use to stand in the back yard and talk to Mr. Wray!!! He is truly a person that will be so missed by any and everyone!!! He always had something to talk to you about!!! He will be missed very deeply by those who knew him!! Sending love and prayers from my family to yours!!! Jennifer Gregory


Posted at 10:29am
“While words fail to capture the pain of losing a loved one, we look forward to the time when words will fail to capture the joy of having our heavenly Father return our dear ones to us.” (John 5:28, 29)

Lisa Criminger Fudge

Posted at 08:28pm
The world has lost a good man.RIP Mr.Wray.To his family my prayers and love are with you all.


Posted at 06:53pm
My heart goes out to Mrs. Jeannie and the rest of the family. Mr Wray was like a second Daddy to me ant Teresa when we were little girls.He was a good man..My son Chad thought the world of Ben and Jennie our families were always all are in my prayers. GOD Bless each of you,I love your whole family. Wanda Collins


Posted at 04:34pm
And he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away. Revelation 21:4

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