|Born||Ray Amy Amarantes|
|Died||January 30, 1954 (age 29) |
|Resting place||Oak Grove Memorial in St.Louis County|
Ray Amy (c.1924-1954) was the stage name of mentalist, Ray Amy Amarantes.
Ray Amy, at the age of 16 in St. Louis, became friends with Roba Collins and Ben Badley. He was with a travelling museum doing magic and escapes. He became an assistant to Collins when Collins managed a side show on the Austin Bros. Circus. He was also with Collins on the Buck Owens Circus & Wild West. Collins was also his agent handling him as "Raymond, the Magician & Co.", and the spook opera, "Raymond and his House of Horrors", which played throughout the Mid-West until in the summer of 1952.
He published a column in Tops] called "THE VOICE OF THE MENTALIST" in the 1950s.
In 1954, Ray Amy and his new wife, Virginia (age 21), who presented a mental act, were found dead in a tourist court in Madill, Oklahoma due to asphyxiation. The couple had given a mentalism show at Kingston, Texas High School the previous night. They traveled in a car with small trailer for their mmagic equipment. 
- The Secret System by Ray Amy with Ben Badley
- ↑ Tops, MARCH 1954
- ↑ Tops, DECEMBER 1947
- ↑ Tops, June 1947
- ↑ The Billboard September 20, 1947
- ↑ Broken Wand, Linking Ring, Mar 1954
- ↑ Billboard, February 1954