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Barry Albert Ray


HENRIEVILLE – Barry Albert Ray, at age 90, passed away peacefully on November 7, 2022 in Panguitch Utah. He was born on October 18, 1932 in Glendale, California, to Thomas “Cliff” and Francis Ray.

He grew up in Baldwin Park at the Santa Fe Dam where his father was the dam caretaker. During World War II, he spent time in Independence, California.

As a teenager, he met Carole Greene. They dated until they were married in 1953 after he was drafted into the United States Army. He served in the Armed Forces for two years from 1953 to 1955 where he was stationed in Germany.

After he returned to the United States, he worked as an electrician until 1957 when he started his own business Condor Electric Co. In 1966, they moved to Mount Baldy, California where they raise their three children, Tom, Brett and Marie.

In 2000, he retired to Henrieville, Utah. This is where he and his wife lived until his death.

He is survived by Carole A Ray his wife of 69 years and his three children Thomas K Ray, Brett A Ray, and Marie A Ray. He also is survived by five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren as well as two dogs and many cats.

Funeral services will be held on November 18, 2022 at 1:00 pm at the Henrieville Ward Church on Main St & Center St, Henrieville, UT 84736.

Viewings will be held from 11:30 to 12:30 and services will begin at 1 PM. Interment will be at the Henrieville cemetery under the direction of Heartlight Affordable Funeral Services, 2002 N. Main St., Cedar City, UT, 435-586-3456.

Online condolences can be sent to his memorial page at