James “Jim” Wray of Smithville died Wednesday at his residence.
He served in the U.S. Army and was retired from the Army, government, and construction.
He was preceded in death by his father, Fred Hamilton Wray. Survivors include two children, Crystal Wray of Smithville and Jennifer DeGraff of California; four grandchildren, Victoria, Maegan, and Eric DeGraff, and Marley Wray, companion, Lacy Mary Jones of Smithville; mother, Mary Gladys Wray of Signal Mountain; brothers, David Wray of Alabama and William Wray of Signal Mountain; and sister, Betsy Wray of Virginia.
Mr. Wray was cremated.
DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Dec. 7, 2011