Anthony Ray Scalf, 68, passed away August 11, 2021. He was born June 18, 1953 in London, Kentucky to Roy Scalf and Treva Inez Williams.
Ray honorably served in the US Army for 22 years. He became a school teacher for 3 years in Carlisle, AR and then became a principal for 10 years at England Elementary. Ray was a member of McArthur Church- Assembly of God in Jacksonville, Arkansas where he served as a Deacon. He was a faithful and devoted husband, father, papaw, brother, and friend. Ray’s family was his world.
Ray is preceded in death by his parents Roy and Treva Scalf; brother-in-law’s Lytel Smith and Bill Johnson; nephew Anthony Lytel Smith; and grandparents Boyd and Sally Williams and Daniel and Betty Scalf.
Ray leaves behind his loving wife of 48 years 11 months and 2 days, Wanda Scalf; children Martha Nicole (Sean) Kubin and Melissa Renae (Mark) Exley; grandchildren Hadassah Kubin, Maria Exley, Arabella Kubin, Maya Exley, and Maverick Exley; siblings Joyce Ann Smith, Brenda Johnson, Jeff (Julie) Scalf, and Linda (Brian) Ealy; and many more family and friends.
Visitation will be Monday, August 16, 2021 at A Natural State Funeral Service from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral Service will be Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at 10:00am at McArthur Church in Jacksonville. Burial will follow at Mt Carmel Cemetery in Cabot, Arkansas. The family will be streaming the service live- please click link for live feed 5 minutes before service time: https://boxcast.tv/view/ray-scalf-funeral-647096
Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400
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