Illinois Fertilizer & Chemical Association
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IFCA Mourns the loss of Jason "JR" Ray of Mid-State Tank

It is with deep regret we inform you of the unexpected passing of Jason “JR” Ray, General Manager of Mid-State Tank Co., Inc.

Jason passed away 6:40 PM, October 10, 2010 at Springfield Memorial Hospital in Springfield, Illinois due to unknown health complications.

Jason was respected around the community and very active with the Arthur School District and the Vine Street Christian Church in Arthur. He was dedicated to his family and leaves behind his wife Jama, his daughters Madelin, age 7, Lauren, age 5 and his son Vincent, age 18 months.

Visitation for Jason (JR) Ray will be at Vine Street Christian Church, Arthur, IL on Thursday Oct. 14 from 4-8 pm. The funeral is Friday Oct. 15 at 10:30 am. Memorials may be sent to State Bank of Arthur for benefit of the children of Jason Ray. State Bank of Arthur, Att: Cindy Johnson, 411 S. Vine Street, Arthur, IL 61911.

Jason had a very positive attitude and was an important part of the day to day decisions and driving force of Mid-State Tank. Jason commented he was willing to try anything once when it was something new for Mid-State Tank.