Charles Ray Callaway, age 63, passed away July 22, 2013. Ray was born December 23, 1949 in Raymondville, Texas to Troy & Marian Callaway. During his lifetime Ray had lived in various locations, as a boy in Venezuela, Canada and later in several western states. He served in the Marine Corps during the Viet Nam War. Ray had been musical all his life even as a boy he played the guitar. Following his military service he began a career in music and considered himself a "Western Entertainer" He came to Arizona in the late 1970's and worked playing at many of the Dude Ranches. He had worked Rancho de los Caballeros (who he considered as family) in Wickenburg for over 17 years. In the summers Ray would travel to Wyoming where he would play at the Dude Ranches there. He eventually settled in Congress, Az. Ray was an accomplished writer and composer and had recorded several CD's. He was preceded in death by his parents Troy and Marian Callaway. Ray is survived by brothers Kenneth Lee Callaway and Michael Troy Callaway both of McCloud, CA, sisters Carol (Charles) Huebert of McCloud, CA, and Karen (Larry) White of Midland, Texas, aunt Barbara Wanket of Pioche, Nevada. As well as many cousins, nieces and nephews and extended music family all over the country. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.