Ray was born May 7th, 1973 to his parents Ray and Betty Lewis, in Ypsilanti, Michigan. He has four siblings, Jeff , David, Susan, and Dawn Lewis. He went to John Green High School and Shelton State Community College. Ray and his wife Missy got married in Australia and have been married for seventeen years. They have two children Alera Lee Ray and Dixon Ray Lewis.
Ray ran his own caregiving services and owned a business called Ray Automobile. He worked in Sears’ automobile services department for twenty-fi ve years and has also worked at Rolfs as a cook, Hospice of West Alabama, Right at Home, and Home Instead caregiving.