Ray Driver Obituary

FEBRUARY 9, 1942 – NOVEMBER 17, 2023


Ray Driver was born on February 9, 1942 in Nacogdoches, Texas and passed away on November 17, 2023 in Gary, Texas, attaining the age of 81 years of age. He attended Nacogdoches High School and Stephen F. Austin University. He was the son of Willis Floyd and Addie Faye (Smith) Driver and they have predeceased him.

In the earlier days, Ray was a disc jockey for radio station KEEE and was widely known as “Rockin Ray Driver”. He also owned and operated the Driver Real Estate here in Nacogdoches. Then he worked for a number of years at Wrap It Up. He also was widely known because of his walking up to 12 miles a day, around the loop.

He is survived by 3 sons, Chris and wife Youllonda Driver of Katy, Clark and wife Amy Driver of Plano, and David and wife Mitzi Driver of Ft. Worth and 1 step-daughter Savannah Lee of Nacogdoches; 9 Grandchildren and 2 Great Grandchildren; 1 brother, Mike Driver of Tyler; and a best friend, Lisa Bush Driver of Gary.

A Memorial Service will be held on December 2nd, 2023 in the Cason Monk-Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 am. Friends and family can come prior to service at 10 am to visit.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.casonmonk-metcalf.com for the Driver family.