John G. Ray 91, of Bellaire, Ohio died Saturday, November 7, 2020, at his home.
He was born January 19, 1929 in Wheeling, WV a son of the late John G. and Lillie M. Porter Ray.
John was 1947 graduate of Bridgeport High School and a graduate of Ohio University, a retired engineer from AEP former Kammer-Mitchell Plant, and was a 30 year substitute teacher for many area schools,a member of the Bellaire Presbyterian Church, a 65 year member of Ionic Lodge # 438 F & AM Bellaire and an Air Force Veteran.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by son-in-law, Bernard Walker,and sister-in-laws, Marla Ray and Margaret Ray.
Surviving are his wife of 69 years Beverly Snider Ray, two sons, Gary (Sarah) Ray of Charlottesville, VA, and Gregory (Bonnie) Ray of St. Clairsville, OH, daughter, Shauna Walker and her fiancé’ Robert Wallace of Bellaire, OH, two brothers William Ray of Phoenix,Arizona,and Robert Ray of St. Clairsville, OH,a sister, Janie (Robert) Thomas of Bridgeport, OH, two granddaughter’s, Courtney (Charles) Clark, Ashley Walker, four grandson’s, Jarrett (Marie) Ray, Justin (Sarah) Ray, Corey (Elizabeth) Ray,and Andrew Ray, four great grandchildren, Codin Walker, Benjamin Ray, Emma Ray, and Julia Ray
Family and friends will be received at the Bauknecht-Altmeyer Funeral Homes – 441 37th Street, Bellaire, OH 43906 on Tuesday from 2-4pm & 6-8pm where funeral services will be held 11am Wednesday with Reverend Marcia Allen officiating.
Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery, Bellaire,OH.
Masonic services will be conducted at 7pm Tuesday.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Bellaire Cemetery Association at TMCFunding.com
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