Claude “Ray” Lutz age 70, passed away Friday September 17, 2021 surrounded by his loved ones. He was born in Dogwood, AL on July 4, 1951 to John and Gracie (Lawley) Lutz, both preceded him in death. He is also preceded by Joe-Ann Woods (Larry). Ray is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Julie Lutz; daughters, Katherine Nelson (Carl), Lindsey Underwood (Richard), and Rachel Dye (Philip); son, Jefferson Lutz; grandchildren, Candace Underwood, Billy Ray Dale, Julie Underwood, Beatrice and Richard Nelson; sister, Gertrude Davis (Jerry); brothers, Charlie Lutz (Judy), Cecil Lutz (Tracy), Earl Lutz (Lisa), David Lutz (Tammy) and Billy Lutz; and a host of nieces and nephews. There will be services Saturday, October 9, 2021 beginning at 11 am, held at the Alabaster Church of God. In lieu of flowers please donate to his wife, Julie Lutz.