Milford (Rooney)'s Story
Port Charlotte, FL
- Milbridge - Milford (Rooney) Ray Jr., 87, died at a Florida Veterans Home on Friday, September 29th 2017. He was born in Milbridge, Maine on August 31, 1930 to Milford (Miff) and Almena Ray.
After High School he served in the Navy and Merchant Marines, then graduated from Maine Vocational Institute, South Portland to begin a long career in Television and Electronics Repair. Rooney was involved in The Masons, Anah Shrine, the Milbridge VFW and served on the local shellfish board. After retiring he was known to haunt the woods and lakes of the Airline Region.
He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Helen M. (Chipman) Ray; five children and their respective spouses, Kim and Bill Sovis, Michael and Michelle Ray, Melissa and David Nelson, Kelly Ray, Stacy and Donald Bradbury; 14 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren. Services and internment will be private. All of those who spent time with Rooney please remember him around your campfires.
Published on  October 7, 2017