Brian Christopher “Chris” Ray, 34, passed away Tuesday, November 10, 2020 at Merit Health Rankin in Brandon, MS. The family will receive friends for visitation from 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, November 15th and again Monday, November 16th from 1:00 – 2:00 pm all at Chancellor Funeral Home in Florence. Funeral Service will be Monday at 2:00. A private graveside service will follow. Chris was born May 16, 1986 in Flowood and has lived in Brandon for the last 19 years where his family attended Move Church in Pearl. He loved the outdoors and was an avid bow hunter. He enjoyed fishing, especially handgrabbing. He was an excellent athlete, playing baseball and soccer. He was a “Jack of All Trades” who loved to cook, was a great artist and an excellent welder, including underwater welding and scuba diving. Most of all, he loved spending time with his son, Zach. Chris is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Sam and Janet Ray and his maternal grandfather, Ralph McDill. He is survived by his mother, Linda Dove of Brandon, MS; father, Scott Ray of Flowood; son, Zach Ray of Brandon, MS; sister, Perie Ray Grow (Nick) of Brandon, MS; grandparents, Sandra and Jim Stevens of Madison, MS; great grandmother, Sidney Fulgham of Mathiston, MS; nephew Levi Holley; and a host of extended family members and friends.