Ray married Cindy Summers in June 1980 and thus they began their married lives together. Not long after their marriage they "loaded up the truck and moved to Springfield....Illinois that is...Capitol City...part time jobs" (to the tune of The Beverly Hillbillies. Ha. Ha.). Ray and Cindy have both always worked full time throughout their married lives. Ray likes to say, "We've become accustomed to food, clothing and shelter."