May 26, 1934 – December 15, 2010
Ray was born to James and Ella Perkins in Hollywood, California on May 26, 1934. He was a graduate of Marshall High School, and a hairstylist in Glendale since 1959.
Ray was a loving husband to Marilynne Ellis Perkins for 30 years. He was an amazing father to Michael Perkins, Laurie Payne, Kim Perkins-Miller, and Kevin Ellis, as well as their spouses Helen Perkins, Tony Payne, Steve Miller, and Anabella Ellis. He was the most fun loving grandfather to Matthew Payne, Michael Payne, Amber Perkins, Ella Perkins, Charlie Miller and David Ellis.