Ray grew up in a musical, Christian family in Aiken, South Carolina. He is a member of Harvest Baptist Church.
He and his wife Jenny live in Lugoff, SC. They have five children and two grandchildren.
He loves using his talents to Lift up the Lord, and is blessed to be singing with the Beulahland Quartet. His prayer is to share the Gospel of Jesus Christ in hope of seeing souls saved and delivered.
His favorite Bible verse is Romans 8:28 “We know that all things work together for good to those who love God, to those who are then called according to His purpose.”
His favorite Southern Gospel Groups are The Cathedrals and The Statesmen Quartet. His ALL time favorite Gospel Song is “We Shall See Jesus.”
Ray took a break from gospel singing in 2015 to spend more time with his family. He returned to Beulahland in 2017.