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William Ray

William E. "Bill" Ray

Thursday, November 21st, 1929 - Thursday, June 20th, 2019
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Obituary

William E Ray, 89, passed away on June 20, 2019. Born in Akron, the son of the late Mat and Frieda Ray, he had served in the U.S. Navy for 9 years before retiring from the Air Force after 13 years of service. He later retired from the U.S. Postal Service. Bill was an avid wood worker who could fix anything. He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church of Massillon.

His survivors include wife of 62 years, Carol J. (nee Lorenz); daughters, Denise (James) Kouri, Cheryl (David) Milkovich, Deborah (Steven) Rutledge, and Kimberly (Charles) Chenault; sister, Wanda Purdon; brothers, Robert and Gerald; 7 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Richard.

Calling hours will be on Saturday, June 22, 2019 from 11 to 1 at the Dunn-Quigley Funeral Home (811 Grant St.) where Pastor John Telloni will officiate at the funeral service at 1:00 p.m. Private interment at Sunset Hills Memorial Park will take place at a later date.
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 | 11:00am - 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 11:00am - 1:00pm
    Location
    Dunn-Quigley Funeral Home
    Address
    811 Grant Street
    AKRON, OH 44311
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  • Service

    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 | 1:00pm
    When
    Saturday, June 22nd, 2019 1:00pm
    Location
    Dunn-Quigely Funeral Home
    Address
    811 Grant St
    AKRON, OH 44311
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  • Interment

    Location
    Sunset Hills Burial Park & Memorial Gardens
    Address
    5001 Everhard Rd N.W.
    CANTON, OH 44718
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Pam hazell

Posted at 02:40pm
Omg this is so sad. I always talked to him everyday when I worked at gables of green. My heart goes out to the family God bless you all.
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Shirley and Chris

Posted at 12:38pm
With deepest sympathy,
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Posted at 11:28am
Our deepest Condolences, Love. Stephen, Lisa and Nicholas Milkovich and families
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Posted at 09:24am
We are thinking of you. Shirley, Helen, Cory, Steve, Mike, Nathan, Lori, Thom, Damon, Neen, Gabby, Mickey, Hailey
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