Robinson Ray

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, Ray Known as "Sugar Ray." Originally Walker Smith. 1921-1989.
American prizefighter who was world champion six times, once as a welterweight (1946-1951) and five times as a middleweight (1951-1960).
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ROBINSON RAY (Sugar) Goodbye Old Buddy, you will be sadly missed but never forgotten.
The latest donors are: Margaret & John Delany Snr, John Delaney Jnr, Amy Delaney Tony Hogan Pat Garrett Tony Jackson Christie & Nelly Collins Eryl & Mike Dooling & family Ms FE Johnson George A Ironside Beryl Ayre St Paul's Union of Christian Mothers WH & PM Tulloch The Brooker family Mr CT Burke Dr A Mussett Churches Together Netherton Mary & Norah Robinson Ray & Kathie Robinson EL Ashcroft Aintree/Old Roan Townswomen's Guild Thomas Quirk K & E Simpson Geoff Hardbattle
ROBINSON RAY (SUGAR) After a short illness, died peacefully on October 20.