Ray D. Bailey, 80, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, June 11, 2019.
Ray was a choir and elementary teacher for the Hobbs Municipal Schools for 30 years. He was also involved with Boy Scouts of America for over 50 years, The Gideon Ministry, and sang with the Highland Harmonizers of Albuquerque.
Ray is preceded in death by his parents: Vernon and Esther Bailey, son: Ray Daniel Bailey, Jr. four brothers: Stuart, Virgil, Dale, and Jack.
Ray is survived by his wife and soul mate of 50 years Cecilia Bailey, son Christopher Todd Bailey, daughter Danielle Renee McCrary and son-in-law Lt. Col Daniel C. McCrary and grand daughter Akemi E. McCrary.
Ray’s life will be celebrated with a Memorial on Saturday, June 15, 2019 at 2:00 pm at Valley Christian Church located at 2850 Gun Club Rd SW, 87121
In lieu of flowers please donate to Boy Scouts of America at scout.org/donate or The Gideon Ministries at gideons.org/donate.