David Ray Raley, Jr., beloved husband, father, son, brother, uncle and cousin, passed away at home surrounded by loved ones on Dec. 3, 2012 after a long and courageous battle with congestive heart failure.
David was born August 9, 1974 in San Diego, California to David Ray Raley, Sr. and Susan Woodward. Working and playing hard, David enjoyed life to the fullest. He liked big trucks and car races and spending time with his family.
Dave moved to Boise with his family in 1991, where he acquired many friends. He enjoyed lunches and walks in the park with his boys and the love of his life, Tara.
David had five children, Maximillian, Mariah, Jasmine, Brittney and Alexsis before marrying Tara. This union brought three beautiful boys into the world: David Ray the III, Louther Robert Pat and Axel Lakota, bringing him great joy and comfort in his last years.
Dave leaves behind his loving wife, Tara; his eight children; parents, Ronald and Susan Carlson; sisters, Sheila and Anna; and many cousins, nieces and nephews whom he loved unconditionally. He is preceded in death by his grandparents and his biological dad, David Ray Raley, Sr.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations sent to Alden-Waggoner Funeral Chapel, 5400 Fairview Avenue, Boise, Idaho 83706, c/o David Raley, Jr.