Ray Squires Death, Obituary – On Thursday, January 12, 2023, Alton Ray Squires passed away at the age of 68. He had spent his whole life in the city of Bamberg, South Carolina, where he was born and raised. On Monday, January 16, 2023, at one o’clock in the afternoon, Funeral Services will be performed at Bamberg First Baptist Church, with Reverend Brad Hudson serving as the officiant. Immediately after the service, the burial will take place in the Bamberg County Memory Gardens where the service was held.
Ray received his high school diploma and his bachelor’s degree from the University of South Carolina, both of which he earned by attending Bamberg-Ehrhardt High School and the University of South Carolina, respectively. He was an ardent supporter of the athletic programs at both schools, and he regularly demonstrated his zeal for such programs. He was an avid supporter of the athletic programs at both colleges. Phoenix Specialty Manufacturing was Ray’s employer throughout the entirety of his working life, which spanned a total of 44 years.
During this period, Ray put in the vast bulk of his time in the workforce there. 1976 was the year that he began working in the machine shop, and 2020 was the year that he ultimately retired from his jobs as Plant Manager and Vice President of Manufacturing. He began his career in the machine shop in 1976. Because he was a leader who was not afraid to get his hands filthy, Ray was held in high esteem and looked up to by everyone on his crew. Mr. Squires was born in Bamberg, the son of the late Alton Floyd Squires and the late Betty Jean Scoggins Squires.
Both of Mr. Squires’ parents have now passed away. Mr. Squires has lost both of his parents at this point in time. At this point in time, Mr. Squires has suffered the loss of both of his parents. Pamela Hurst Squires, his wife; daughters Meredith (John) Tuck and Rebecca Squires Hallman; grandsons Logan Tuck, Bauer Tuck, and Riley Elizabeth Hallman; and a sister, Lynn Squires (Wayne) Welch are some of the surviving members of his family. Dee Squires Nummy, one of Mr. Squires’ sisters, left before he did, thus she is the one who left first. She was the one who came before him.