I recently was emailed the following article by Christina Taylor. Thank you Christina this sheds a great deal of detail on this gentleman.
The following articles are from The Neosho Daily News on February 25, 1962.
The original blog post can be viewed at: http://escapetothesilentcities.blogspot.com/2011/02/murdered-on-court-house-square.html
The first update can be viewed at: http://escapetothesilentcities.blogspot.com/2011/08/update-george-thomas-ray.html