Funeral Services Scheduled for Former Governor Robert D. Ray
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Services have been scheduled to observe and celebrate the life of former Governor Robert D. Ray, who passed away on Sunday. Ray's family confirms a ceremony will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday at the Iowa Capitol. Iowa Air and Army Guard troops, Iowa State Troopers, and the Des Moines Police will bring the former governor into the first floor rotunda as a way to honor Ray's service as Commander in Chief of the Iowa Guard during his time as governor and mayor.