In memory of
Scott Joseph Ray, age 32, of Bowling Green passed away Friday, August 10, 2018 at SSM St. Joseph Hospital in Lake St. Louis Missouri. He was surrounded by his family and friends. Visitation will be Thursday, August 16, at Bibb-Veach Funeral Home from 3-8 p.m. Services will be held on Friday, August 17, at 10 a.m. at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church. Rev. Jeffery Dock will officiate. Burial will be in the Green Lawn Cemetery in Bowling Green. Scott was born in Hannibal on January 21, 1986, at St. Elizabeth Hospital. He lived there until the age of 2 when he moved to Bowling Green. Scott was baptized at the University of Missouri hospital in Columbia. He attended the Good Shephard Lutheran Church of Bowling Green. Scott is survived by his mother; Judy, his Aunt Ruth Scott and Joshua of New Melle, cousins; Jean (Mark) Thomas, Kellen, Madison, Riley of Moscow Mills and James (Julia) Scott of O'Fallon, his uncle; Joe Scott of Lomita, Calif., and cousins; Alexis (Blake) Bowers and Liam of Burlington, N.C. and Michael Scott and Zoe of San Diego, Calif., his dad; Derrell (Vickie) Ray and Janie of Jackson, Mo., and his best friend; Brooke Bailey. He was preceded in death by his grandparents; Joseph Morris and Minnie Lou Scott, Gus and Gladys Ray and one uncle; Jim Scott. Scott attended Connie's Kiddie Corner, The Learning Center, and graduated from Bowling Green High School in 2005. While in school, Scott was a member of the FFA and the BGHS band. After graduation, Scott worked at the Pike County Agency for Developmentally Disabled-Community Living Skills (CLS). While at CLS, Scott helped the community and volunteered at many places; USDA, BG Police Department, Louisiana Elementary School, Bowling Green Elementary School, St. Clement Church, BG Head Start, and the BG Library. Scott was also an honorary member of the BG Jaycees. He was very active with Pike County People First. He loved helping and attending the Pike County Fair every summer. Scott also helped the Louisiana Elementary Boosters put on their annual carnival. Since the age of 6, Scott loved going to Wonderland Camp every summer. He played baseball for the Challengers and basketball for Special Olympics. Scott liked swimming, going to concerts, singing, fishing, and being with the people he loved. He also had a passion to travel by getting into the van and traveling whether it be a day trip or a long vacation. Scott was always ready to go somewhere. Scott truly loved life. He loved to help people. Scott was known for his laughter and most of all his smile. His three greatest loves in this world were his mom, country music, and the St. Louis Cardinals baseball. Serving as pallbearers will be Charles Hopke, Sean Meier, Boyd Shotton, Tom Sitton, Joe Sumowski and Mike Chidster. Memorials can be made to Wonderland Camp in Rocky Mount Missouri or to Cardinal Baseball by Scott Ray Memorial.
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