Age 77, late of Chicago, passed away peacefully on Thursday, September 1, 2016 after a long courageous battle with cancer. Those surviving Ray are his loving wife, Aspasia "Terry" (nee Kantas); daughters: Christina Holloway and Stacy Arreola; two grandsons: Ethan and Jack; brothers: Edward Holloway and James (Angie) Holloway; and brother-in-law: Alex (Irene) Kantas. He is preceded in death by his parents: Lester and Ann (nee Valunas) Holloway; brothers: Richard (late Jean) Holloway and Ronald (Dorothea) Holloway; and sister Joan (Nick) Schmitt.
Ray was a retired sales executive who spent over 35 years working for the Southern Pacific Railroad. During that time, he was named President of the Traffic Club of Chicago (1996), as well as President of the Chicago Transportation Club (1979). He also proudly served his country for two years in the U.S. Navy.
Ray was a fond cousin, uncle and friend of many. His kind nature and loving friendship will be greatly missed by all who knew him, especially his talent for storytelling and his love of the St. Louis Cardinals.