May 28, 1952 - January 3, 2019
Stephen Ray McVay, 66, of Wylie Texas passed from this world on January 3, 2019 after a short battle with cancer. He was born on May 28th,1952 in Ft. Chaffee, Ark. To Oscar Joe McVay and Mary Price McVay. Moving to Dallas at 3 months old where he continued to live in Garland and Plano where he graduated from Plano High School in 1970. Steve was known by many from his years in the building industry. There are many buildings in and around Dallas/Ft. Worth that have his name on them as the superintendent on those jobs. He loved what he did, and he will be remembered as a tough but fierce leader and teacher to those coming to the Commercial Building Trade Industry.
Steve met and married Charlene Church Ball and they joined their family and moved to Wylie where he was residing already and raised their children. His life revolved not only around his work but his family as well. He was an avid lover of watching his children in all manner of sports that they were involved in and his very best to be a support in all they wanted to do.
Steve was a loving Pawpaw to Vance Jackson, Stephen Jackson, Trysten Davis, Kieran Ball, Austin Ball, Ava Ball, Zoye McVay and Colton McVay. They brought out the very best in him.
He is preceded in death by granddaughter Samantha Jackson, and his father Joe McVay. He is survived by his wife Charlene of Wylie, Texas his children: daughter, Julie Ann McVay Jackson of Carrollton, Texas son, Jason Christopher McVay of Wylie, Texas son, Matthew Paul McVay and wife Sarah of Murphy, Texas, step-sons- Anthony E. Ball of Rowlett, Texas and Jason Ball and wife Crystal of Savannah, Texas and all of his grandchildren. His mother Mary Mcvay, of Mckinney, Texas, brother Keith McVay and wife Pam of Farmersville, Texas.
Along with many family, friends and other loved ones.
He will be remembered as one the most loving dedicated men that walked the earth. He will be missed by many.
Funeral Services will be at Messiah Lutheran Church Plano, Texas on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 11:00am
Arrangements under the direction of:
ARIA Cremation Service and Funeral Home
19310 Preston Road
Dallas, Texas 75252
214 306 6700
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