Ray was born June 13, 1930 in Toppenish, Washington, the son of Ora and Martha Febus. He was raised in Toppenish and graduated from Toppenish High School.
Served in 1958
During the Korean War, he served in the U. S. Marine Corps. Ray moved to Issaquah in 1958 and joined the Issaquah Police Department, where he served as a Sergeant and as Acting Chief. He left that department in 1969.
Fraternally he was associated Kirkland Eagles and as a trustee of the Issaquah Eagles, Arie No. 3054.
Ray passed away on July 6, 1976. He is buried at Elmwood Cemetery, in Toppenish.