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Raymond  Lamar "Ray" Shirah
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Obituary for Raymond Lamar "Ray" Shirah

Raymond Lamar “Ray” Shirah, 66, of Hopeful died Friday, September 29, 2017 at his residence.

Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m. Sunday, October 1 at Hopeful Baptist Church with interment in the church cemetery. Rev. Clay Cloud and Rev. Chad Boyd will officiate.

Active pallbearers will include Robbie Baggs, Anthony High, Scott Foister, Ted Fitzgerald, Tom Stallings, Craig Chambless, Dennis White, and Tyler Foister. Honorary pallbearers will be the Calvin Baggs Sunday School Class, the Bobby Rogers Sunday School Class, Eric Santos and Ricky Shiver.

Born August 29, 1951 in Mitchell County, Mr. Shirah was the son of Bayard Lamar and Willene Lavender Shirah. He was a farmer and a member of Hopeful Baptist Church. He was a veteran of the United States Army. Mr. Shirah was an avid outdoorsman and champion sporting clay enthusiast where he won many championships. He was a certified scuba diver and volunteer fire fighter with the Hopeful Volunteer Fire Dept.

Survivors include his wife, Angie Kennedy Shirah of Hopeful; two sons, Jason Lamar (Stephanie) Shirah and Lance Douglas Shirah, both of Hopeful; his parents, Lamar and Willene Shirah of Hopeful; a brother, Tim Shirah (Ann) of Hopeful; two sisters, Pam NeSmith (Dink) of Athens and Krista Boerrigter (Robert) of Virginia; a host of nieces and nephews; mother-in-law, Louise Kennedy of Doerun; two brothers-in-law, Wally Kennedy and Teddy Kennedy, both of Doerun.

Visitation will be from 5 – 7 p.m. Saturday, September 30 at Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home in Camilla.

Memorials may be made to Prader-Willi Homes of Oconomowoc, 36100 Genesee Lake Rd., Oconomowoc, WI 53066.

Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Parker-Bramlett Funeral Home

410 East Broad St.
Camilla, GA 31730





2:00 PM
Hopeful Baptist Church

2655 GA Hwy 97
Camilla, Georgia 31730


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