Stuart Nelson Ray, 80, Cainsville, MO passed away on August 23, 2020 at his home.

He was born on April 7, 1940 the son of Worthy Holbert and Bess (Greenall) Ray.

He served in the US Army and retired from the General Motors Corporation. Nelson enjoyed bird and mushroom hunting.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Hobert and Bessie Ray; first wife, Joetta and second wife, Betty; brother, John Mac; sisters; Ramona, Sonia, Myrna, & Ruby.

Nelson is survived by his sister, Mary Ann; step-children, Lynda, Cindy, and David; several step-grandchildren, sister in-laws, brother in-laws, nieces, and nephews.

Nelson has been cremated under the direction of Roberson Funeral Home, Bethany, MO.

The family will hold memorial graveside services at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 25 in Fairview Cemetery, Cainsville, MO. There is no scheduled visitation. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Coffey Baptist Church in care of Roberson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 46, Bethany, MO 64424. Online condolences may be left at