Michael David Ray, 66, of Plymouth, died October 29, 2019 at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, in Lebanon, surrounded by his family.
Born in Plymouth on June 7, 1953, he was the son of Frank Malonson and Adelia May (Eastman) Tarr. He grew up in Rumney and graduated Rumney Schools and attended Plymouth High School. He moved to Ashland in 1966 and then to Bristol in 1974. He has been a resident of Plymouth for over 15 years.
Mike worked for many years as a foreman for the former International Packing Corporation, in Bristol and then spent some time in the logging and construction industries. He worked for the town of Plymouth for over 15 years as the Manager of the Recycling Center and the Sexton of the Riverside Cemetery.
Mike loved to camp, especially at campgrounds with no cell service. He enjoyed his time camping with his family and friends in Wells Maine and enjoyed his time wintering in Sun City, AZ.
Mike was predeceased by his wife of 26 years, Pauline Mae (Tyrrell) Ray, who died in May of this year and his daughter Jenny L. Ray, who died in 2008.
Mike is survived by his daughter, Michelle D. Haddock and her husband Kevin of Belmont, his granddaughters, Emma Rose Haddock and Gracie Mae Haddock, five brothers, seven sisters, his step children, Tracy E. Milton of Campton, Catelya “KK” Gauthier of Plymouth, Busaba Karntakosol of Bridgewater, Anthony Karntakosol of Campton, Sunisa Karntakosol of Lincoln, nine step grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held in the Riverside Cemetery, Fairgrounds Road, Plymouth, on Saturday, Nov 9th, at 11am. The Rev. Christopher Drew, pastor of the Holderness Community Church, will officiate.