Obituary of Ray Burress
William Ray Burress age 81, of Wytheville, passed away June 25, 2020. He was born in Wythe County on May 22, 1939 to the late Claude E. and Gladys Blessing Burress. He was preceded in death by a brother, Richard Burress. Survivors include his wife of 60 years, Evelyn King Burress of Wytheville; sister, Donna Sue Shuler, Crockett; sister-in-law, Mary Catherine King, Wytheville; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held 2 P.M. Sunday, June 28, 2020 at the Grubb Funeral Home with the Reverend Richard Collins and Pastor Tommy Addison officiating. Interment will follow in the New Bethel Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12 noon to 2 P.M. Sunday at the Grubb Funeral Home. In leiu of flowers donation can be made to the Crockett Tabernacle. Online condolences can be sent to the family at www.grubbfuneralhome.com The Burress family is in the care of Grubb Funeral Home in Wytheville, VA.