Robert Dray, 67, of Raleigh, North Carolina, passed away July 16 in Savannah, Georgia. He died peacefully in the presence of his wife, Karen, after struggling with the complications of a malignant brain tumor discovered in March. They came to Savannah to be close to Karen’s family and stayed with her sister and brother-in-law, Gina and Todd.
Bob was from Chatham, Kent in England. He met and married Karen after coming to the USA in 1990. They had their 21st wedding anniversary on June 2. They both left the corporate world in 1992 and started an accounting and income tax business in 1993. Bob sold the business and retired in December 2012.
Bob is survived by his wife, Karen Wheelock, and his sons Nicholas (residing in Liverpool, England) and Christopher (residing in Chislehurst, England). Bob’s extended family includes his father and mother-in-law, Stan and Maureen, brother and sister-in-law, Dan and Lydia, Todd and Gina, and nieces Verna, Louise, and Regina. All reside in the Savannah area.
Bob was cremated July 18. His Memorial Service will be held on August 24 at 11:00 AM at Families First Funeral Care & Cremation Center, 1328 Dean Forest Road in Savannah, Georgia.
Bob, your memory will always be carried in our hearts. You will be sorely missed by your loving wife every day for the rest of her life.
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