Dr. Ray was born in Smithville, TN. Being a sports enthusiast, Dr. Ray played baseball and basketball, and was also a middle school ping pong champion. Dr. Ray attended MTSU and later Southern College of Optometry for his doctoral degree, graduating with his O.D. degree in 1989. Dr. Ray made the Dean’s List in optometry school nine out of twelve quarters, and graduated with Cum Laude honors.
Dr. Ray has been practicing in the Clarksville/Springfield area for 25 years. He has been at his current Walmart location since 2004, and practices full-scope optometry, including medical eyecare.
Dr. Ray is married to Amanda. They have two children, Nicholas and Allie, and a dog named Charlie. In his spare time, Dr. Ray enjoys sports, music, outdoor work and spending time with family. Staying busy with the kids’ sporting events and gymnastics has now become the norm for the family.