Ray was born on July 27, 1940 to the late Julius and Dorothy (Adams) Studdard in Atlanta, Georgia. He was a self-employed auto mechanic and was a member of the Live Oak Baptist Church in Vernon, Florida.
He leaves to cherish his memories his wife: Linda June Studdard of Vernon, Florida; three (3) daughters: Robin (David) Wachsman, Vicki (Keith) Andrews, both of Tampa, Florida and Kim Studdard of Vernon, Florida; six (6) grandchildren: Austin Wachsman, Samantha Wachsman, Savannah Andrews, Zachary Major, Kayla Jenkins, and Joseph Jenkins; brother: Daniel (Joann) Studdard of Texas; sister-in-law: Benny (Jim) Thomas of Tampa, Florida; along with a host of other relatives and friends.
A memorial service remembering Ray’s life will be held 6PM CST, Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at the Live Oak Baptist Church of Vernon, Florida. Memorialization will be by cremation. Arrangements are being entrusted to the Cooper Funeral Home of Chipley, Florida.