Christopher Gene Ray, a firefighter with Conway Fire Department and a volunteer firefighter with Horry County Fire Rescue, Stations 6 and 41, died Sunday, March 20, 2016.
He was born in Whitesville, North Carolina, a son of Sarah Logan.
He is survived by his wife, Brandi Ray; his daughters, Cheyenne Ray and Reagan Ray; and stepson, Troy Phipps. Surviving brothers are Dicky Ray and Davey Ray.
Christopher not only had a passion for the fire service, but was known throughout the community as the local butcher, being employed by Food Lion, Hills, IGA, and Bi-Lo grocery stores.