AREY, Jerry Ray "J.R.," 62, of Odessa, Fla., passed away Monday, August 6, 2007. He was preceded in death by his mother, Nellie Elizabeth Barrow Arey. Survivors include his loving wife of 33 years, Paulette Goins Arey; son, Zak A. Arey and wife, Michelle Lindsay Arey, of Dade City, Fla.; daughter, Tara Arey Howell and husband, Hinton H. Howell, of Tuscaloosa, Ala.; father, Carl H Arey of Odessa, Fla.; brother, C. Harry Arey and wife, Carol Arey, of Thonotosassa, Fla.; and mother-in-law, Louise Goins of Tampa. J.R. was a lifelong resident of Tampa and a member of the Northwest Tampa Church of Christ. In 1973, he started J.R. Arey Corporation, a general contractor/land development company. Interment will take place at 11 a.m., Wednesday, August 8, 2007, at Thonotosassa Cemetery. A memorial service will take place at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, August 9, 2007, at the Northwest Tampa Church of Christ, 7259 Sheldon Road, Tampa, Fla., 33615. J.R. was a lover of nature, and his hobbies included hunting, fishing and golfing. He will be missed by his loving family and friends. Arrangements have been made under the direction of Terrace Oaks Funeral Home, 12690 N. 56th Street, Temple Terrace, Fla. Words of comfort may be expressed online at
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OBITUARIES Tampa Tribune, The (FL) - Tuesday, August 7, 2007