Ray was born on April 29, 1955 in Flint, Michigan to Ray and Norma Ball. He passed away on Sept. 28, 2018 in Bellevue, Wash. He was 63 years old. He graduated from Bothell HS and then attended the University of Washington. He owned and operated his own concrete finishing company, Ram Concrete and had been in the business for 41 years. He belonged to the Marysville Gun Club and was a motorcycle enthusiast and owned two Harleys. He had over 30+ years in search and rescue. He was preceded in death by his mother (Norma) and stepmother (Molly). Ray is survived by his wife of 41 years (Sandy Ball), his son (Ray IV), his father (Ray Jr.), siblings (Robert and Laura), stepsisters (Randi and Roxanne), adopted brother (Brian), grandkids (David Keeley, Kayden, Nicole, Gweyneth and Kholoe). Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Oct. 10th at Purdy & Walkters at Floral Hills, Lynnwood.