Ray Starr, 64

Ray Starr, 64, of North Manchester, died at 10:43 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne. 

He was born on July 27, 1957, in Kentucky, to Charles and Chattie (Hale) Harrell.

Ray married Stella Osborne on Sept. 16, 1979.  He worked as a contractor at Atlas Building Services in Wabash and owned Starr Masonry & Restoration.  Ray was a member of the Apostolic Church of Wabash.  Ray loved watching football, but most of all, he loved spending time with his family. 

Ray is survived by his wife, Stella; mother, Chattie Harrell, of North Manchester; two sons, Jimmy Ray (Mandalin) Starr, and Andrew Allen (Jennifer) Starr, both of Wabash; one daughter, Stacey Cripe, of Peru; two brothers, Jimmie Starr and Garry Starr, both of Wabash; two sisters, Linda (Arthur) Hughes, of Wabash and Fay Starr, of North Manchester; and nine grandchildren, Gunnar Cripe, Reese Cripe, Magnolia Starr, Lillithe Starr, Nevaeh Starr, Grace Starr, Gage Starr, Chloe Isley and Bree Dials.

He is preceded in death by his father, Charles Harrell. 

Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, at McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Avenue, Wabash, with Pastor Sam Truss officiating.  Burial will follow at Falls Cemetery in Wabash. 

Visitation will be from 3-7 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorials are to the Wabash County Animal Shelter, 810 Manchester Ave., Wabash, Indiana 46992.
McDonald Funeral Homes, 231 Falls Ave., Wabash, have been trusted with Ray Starr's final arrangements.

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Posted on 2021 Oct 19