Ray Anthony Williams Reed, known to family and friends as "Stud," was a native and resident of McIntosh. Ray was born Jan. 26, 1963 to Ray Williams and Mary Edna Reed Williams. He answered the call of God on Oct. 5, 2021 while at Mobile Infirmary Hospital.
A member of the McIntosh High School Class of 1983, Ray played football and ran track. A true lover of sports, he was an avid Alabama fan. Ray also enjoyed hunting, fishing and especially gathering with family and friends.
Preceding him in death were his parents; brother, Mickey Earl Williams; sisters, Angela Williams and Barbara Lang.
Left to cherish his loving memories is his loving and devoted wife, Notrice Shavon Reed; his children, Ray Williams III, Nekoshia Williams, Mendez Brooks, Jermaine Brooks, Shawn (Patricia) Beckham, Shonte Beckham, Kelvin Beckham, Blakley Coats, Kenny Ray Austin and Nathan Collins; four sisters, Amy Reed, Mary Barnes, Charlotte Williams and Rachel (Johnny) Law; two brothers, Herman (Barbara) Williams and Ray Williams; two devoted aunts, Pearl (Phillip) Brown and Stella Lang; 13 grandchildren; with a host of nieces and nephews; and six devoted friends, Odell Adams Jr., Barbara Williams, Ralph Flott, Leslie Steadmire Jr., Otis Williams and Oscar Reed Jr.
Public viewing will be Friday, Oct. 8, from 3 until 6 p.m., at Jackson Memorial Funeral Home, 203 East Ross St., Jackson. Viewing on Saturday, Oct. 9 will be from 2 until 2:45 p.m., at Church of God Deliverance, 1615 Patton Rd., McIntosh, followed by a graveside service at 3 p.m. at Vaughn Cemetery in McIntosh with Bishop Willie D. Roberts as eulogist.
Final life celebration has been entrusted to Jackson Memorial Funeral Home, 203 East Ross St., Jackson, AL. Condolences may be left for this family at www.jacksonmemorialfh.com.
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