Ray Gauze, 52, of Plymouth, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, May 31, 2016.
Ray was born on Oct. 26, 1963, in Jackson, Michigan, to Claude R. and Shirley J. (Patrick) Gauze. He loved to spend time with his family, and he loved his grandchildren. Ray was known for his love of Halloween, made his own decorations, which seemed to multiply every year, and was a huge fan of the Detroit Red Wings hockey team.
On April 1, 1996, he married Diana (Hunt) Gauze, and she survives. Also surviving are four children, Joseph Ray Gauze, of Plymouth, Ambur D. Gauze, of AK, Shawnee Dakota Gauze, of Mansfield, and Jessee James Wyitt Gauze, of Plymouth; three grandchildren, Blake Gauze and Sibastian Gauze, of Plymouth, and Isaiah Malachi Gauze, of Mansfield; one sister, Robin (Pete) Scruton of Michigan; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Ray was preceded in death by his mother and one sister, Beverly Gauze.
Calling hours will be from 1 to 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, 1106 Park Ave. East, Mansfield. Funeral service will follow at 3 p.m. with Pastor Rob Kurtz officiating.
Online condolences may be made at www.wernergompf.com.