Ray William Stubbs


Ray William Stubbs, 75, passed away on August 23, 2019 in Olathe, KS.  He was born on October 1, 1943 and was raised along with his two siblings in the Kansas City, Missouri area.  When he was 19, he enlisted in the Air Force and served his country for 4 years as an Air Police Officer and K-9 handler, until he was honorably discharged in April of 1967.  Upon his return home attended the University of Missouri, and after graduation started his career in telecommunications.  He met his beautiful wife June, and they were married on December 6, 1974.  Together they raised 5 children and shared 45 wonderful years together.  In his free time, Ray loved his hobby of raising rabbits, sheep, chicken and exotic birds.  He also loved to brag about his family, and how proud he was of them.  He will be remembered for his great love for God, his family and his country.

He is preceded in death by his parents LeRoy and Earnestine Stubbs, both of Kansas City, MO, and his grandson Jimmy Turpin of Indianapolis, IN. 

Ray is survived by his wife, June Stubbs of Olathe, KS.  His brother, Loyal Stubbs of Texas, and his sister, Jeannie Crawford of Warrensburg, MO.  His daughter ,Della May Turpin of Indianapolis, IN, his sons; Rick Stephens, Don Stephens, and Tony Stephens, and his daughter, April Farris all of Olathe, KS.  He is also survived by his 13 grandchildren, and 12 great grandchildren. 

Everyone who knew him, knew he had a special twinkle in his eye for June.  He was a kind and sweet man who will be missed by all who knew him.  Those who knew him best will fondly remember when asking him a question him replying, “Uh huh.  Ain’t that nice?”

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  1. Dennis Zarda on October 1, 2019 at 11:56 am

    Ray was super at his job and saved me once when he came in and restored the CRB database in a couple of hours. He always had a great sense of humor and will be sorely missed. Prayers to his family and friends.

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