Walter Ray Neuman, 86, of Crawford, passed away Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, in Gatesville. Graveside services were held Tuesday, Nov. 21 at St. John Lutheran Cemetery in Coryell City with Pastor Christopher Richmann officiating. Ray was born on Nov. 22, 1930, to Walter & Leona (Westerfield) Neuman near Coryell City. He married Jeanetta Pollard on Dec. 15, 1953, at St. John Lutheran Church in Coryell City. He was a life-long resident of the Prairie Chapel community where he farmed and raised cattle. Ray is survived by his wife of 63 years, Jeanetta (Pollard) Neuman; son, Mark Neuman; daughter, Denise Henson and husband Mike; grandson, Justin Henson and wife Tabitha; granddaughter, Amanda Perry and husband, Casey; granddaughter, Lora Kay Henson and fiancé Ross Russell; one great-granddaughter, Shelby Lee Perry; brother, Roy Neuman and wife Rosy, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and other family. Donations may be made to the St. John Lutheran Cemetery Association.