Ray Belford, age 78 of Clarkesville, passed away on May 8th, 2024 at Northeast Georgia Medical Center. He was born on April 14th, 1946 in Franklin, NC to the late Charlotte Carver. He graduated from North Habersham High School and worked mostly in retail until his retirement. Ray was well known for his woodworking. He was also preceded in death by his brother, Sherman Belford.

Surviving are his children, Rhonda (Steve) Hostetter of Dickson, TN, Kevin (Deanne) Belford of Cumberland Furnace, TN, Dana LaPrade of Cornelia, Chaston Belford of Cornelia, and 8 grandchildren. He is also survived by sister, Barbara (Bill) Newton of Charleston, SC.

A Celebration of Life for Ray will be held at a later date.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at www.habershamcrematory.com.

Habersham Crematory (678-617-2210) of Cornelia is in charge of arrangements.