Information for Ray Swisher Rector

24 January 1924 - 22 March 1991

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

March 1991
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo


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Ray Rector

    Ray S. Rector, 87, of Nampa, died Friday, March 22, 1991, at the home of his daughter and son-in-law in Nampa.  Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. Wednesday, March 27, at the Alsip Funeral Chapel.  The Rev. Orval Halley, pastor of the Fairview Church of the Nazarene will officiate, assisted by the Rev. Randy Herman, associate pastor of the Fairview church and the Rev. Jim Chandler of Nampa.  Burial will follow in the Hil1crest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    Mr. Rector was born Jan. 24, 1904, at Stamford, Texas.  At the age of 7 he moved with his family to California.  He was reared and attended school in Madera and Chowchilla, Calif.  He married Grace Bigelow June 4, 1923, at Mariposa, Calif.  Following their marriage they made their home in Chowchilla where they farmed until his retirement in 1964.  In 1966 they moved to Nampa to make their home.  His wife preceded him in death Dec. 7, 1988.  He was a member of the Nampa First United Methodist Church.
    Ray is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Marilyn and Clarence Burk, Nampa; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Leon and Georgia Rector, Hayward, Calif. and Ormond and Doris Rector, Menlo Park, Calif.; three grandchildren, Lorene and her husband, David Embree, Richland, Wash., Steve and his wife, Kelli Burk, Nampa, and Tim and his fiancee, Susanna Won, Seattle, Wash.; and seven great-grandchildren.
    He was also preceded in death by a sister in 1988 and a grandson, R. Wayne Burk in 1974.


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