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A member of the Volunteer family has passed away. Joseph Tanner Wray, of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, was a junior studying aerospace engineering. This year he served as the vice president of the Chi Phi fraternity and was also involved on campus as an Ignite team leader, a TRECS student assistant, a math camp counselor, and an Honors and Scholars ambassador.

You can send your condolences to his family here.

A visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Thursday, March 1. The service is at 2 p.m. Friday. Both will be at the First Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg. The burial will be at the Lawrence County Memorial Gardens immediately following the service on Friday.

Please remember this Volunteer and his family and friends during this time.

If you are in need of support during this time, we encourage you go to the Student Counseling Center during drop-in hours from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday or contact the center at 865-974-2196. You can also call the university’s crisis line at 865-974-HELP (4357) 24 hours a day, seven days a week.