Raymond “Ray” Gawel Jr. passed away July 23, 2016 at the age of 59 after battling lung cancer. He is the beloved son of Carol (Kuzon) Gawel; dear brother of Jeanette (Gawel) Jones, and Tony Gawel; loving uncle of Stephanie (Jones) Locklear, Brian Jones, and Joseph Jones; loving relatives of the Karnes Family. Ray worked as a machine builder and he loved building and fixing computers, as well as doing projects around the house and in the garage. Visitation for Ray will be held Tuesday, July 26, 2016 from 3:00 – 8:00 PM with a Rosary Service at 7:30 PM at Manns Family Funeral Home, 17000 Middlebelt (S. of Six), Livonia, 48154. He will be In-State Wednesday, July 27, 2016 from 9:30 AM until the time of the Funeral Mass at 10:00 AM at St. Priscilla Catholic Church, 19120 Purlingbrook Rd (N. of Seven, W. of Middlebelt), Livonia, 48152.