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William F. McCray

March 9, 1949 ~ December 14, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old

William McCray Obituary

William F. McCray "Pretty Man"

March 9,1949 ~ December 14, 2023 (age 73)

William F. McCray was born on March 9, 1949, to the late William J. McCray and Florence McCray. William embarked on his final journey on December 14, 2023. He was a cherished husband, father, stepfather, stepbrother and esteemed member of both the Air Force and the Professional Community, also an alumnus of Daytona Beach Community College.

William's devotion to his wife, Cynthia Jervis McCray, over their nine years of marriage, exemplified the depth of his love and commitment. Together, they created a blended family, fostering meaningful connections with his children: Florence Collins, 1 son Mario Roberts Sr., Marisha Tucker (Oliver) and Marla McCray-Magwood (Matthew), 3 stepchildren: Solomon “Al” West, Jerome and Marvalee Somers. William's influence extended to several grandchildren, Shawna and Arnold Collins Jr., Dominica Miller, Mario Roberts Jr., Todderick Roberts, Raquel Kish, Jeremy Roberts, Olivia, Orren and Or'Mond Tucker. 1 stepbrother Sim Roy Sampson, 2 nieces Jan Bailey, Geri Finley, 3 great nieces; Tocarra Anderson, Chelsea Mickle, Crystal Scott; 4 god children: Rodderick “Shawn” Proctor, Melody Proctor, Charlese Courtney and Ceraya Johnson; 6 great grands, a lifelong friend Bobbie Jean George and other relatives leaving an indelible mark on each of their lives.


Proceeded him in death: His sister Betty Jean Finley, 1 stepbrother Marion Sampson Jr., 2 stepsisters, Annie L, Sampson Johnson & Renea Sampson, a loving nephew Bruce Finley.

A distinguished US Air Force Veteran, William McCray served his country with honor and dedication. His commitment to service extended beyond the military, as he pursued a successful career as an appliance technician. His technical expertise and unwavering work ethic garnered respect from colleagues and customers alike.
Known for his infectious laughter and genuine spirit, William will be deeply missed by all who had the privilege of knowing him. William’s legacy lives on through the memories he shared, the lessons he imparted, and the love that he generously gave to his family and friends. A memorial service to celebrate his remarkable life.
May he rest in eternal peace, leaving a lasting impact on the hearts and lives of those who were fortunate enough to know him.


The PCM Team of People's Choice Mortuary & Cremation Service, LLC extends our deepest condolences and prayers to the family of

Mr. William F. McCray 

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December 29, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
House Of God Church
736 S Dr. MLK Jr. Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Celebration of Life
December 30, 2023

12:00 PM
Greater Friendship Baptist Church
539 George W Engram Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114

Interment following funeral service
December 30, 2023

Ormond Beach Oakridge Cemetery
128 S. Nova Road
Ormond Beach, FL 32174


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