Charles “Ray” Sanders was born in San Francisco, California October 7, 1964. He attended McAteer High School in San Francisco, California. Ray confessed his hope in Christ at an early age. He was a member of Shiloh Primitive Baptist Church in Bastrop, Texas as a youth. He later united with United Missionary Baptist Church in Dayton, Ohio. Ray worked in the home health care industry for years. Ray enjoyed music and spending time with friends and family. He was a sharp dresser and loved football. Ray is preceded in death by his father Alex Ray �ompson, paternal grand father Alex Ray �ompson, maternal grandparents Modesta and Ninah Sanders, and brother Aron Sanders. Ray leaves to cherish his memory one daughter, Juanita Sanders (San Francisco, CA), his loving mother Lovie M. �ompson (Dayton, OH), brother Norvell �ompson (Dayton, OH), sister Catherine �ompson (Antioch, CA), brother Alex �ompson (Dayton, OH), brother Dwayne �ompson (Antioch, CA) brother Jaden �ompson (Dayton, OH) two uncles Johnny Sanders (Austin, TX), Charles Sanders (Bastrop, TX), along with a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.