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Dwight E. Ray

Dwight E. Ray

Dwight E. Ray, 79, of Lancaster, passed away Tuesday, June 09, 2020. He was born June 13, 1940 to Holman & Nannie B. Walton Ray. He was delivered at their home on Poor Ridge. Dwight was the second son of four boys; older brother, Bobby Ray, late infant brother, Eath Edward Ray & younger brother, Danny Ray. He married Rose Lee Ivy on January 20, 1960. Together they raised three beautiful daughters; Glenda, Teresa & Sandy. Dwight was a lifelong mechanic. He worked in Buckeye from 1974 to 1990. In May of 1990, he moved his business to Lancaster under the name known to many; Precision Auto. He was Chief of Buckeye Fire Dept. for many years, where he built the first truck they ever had. He & his wife also ran Buckeye Grocery together, where many laughs and good times were shared. Dwight was also a farmer for most of his life . His parents bought their farm on Sugar Creek in 1954. He tended it by his daddy’s side until his passing, after which he took care of it for his mother until her passing. Dwight spent many happy years on Sugar Creek, always speaking of it fondly. He was a devoted son, taking care of his mother any way he could, which was part of who he was. Dwight was kind, giving, and helpful to so many. Dwight was preceded in death by his parents, a baby brother; daughter Glenda Rose Ray Amon & a great-granddaughter, our sweet angel, Anna Gail Howard. Dwight is survived by his wife of sixty years, Rose Ray; beloved daughters, Teresa Harness, Sandy D. (Charles) Crandall; brothers Danny (Amy) Ray, Bobby Ray; granddaughter, April Howard (Shannon), that thinks he hung the moon ; grandson, Corey McQuerry (Jayde), two great-grandchildren precious to him, Brayden Lucas Howard & Shelby Paige Howard.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Saturday, June 13, 2020 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home with Rev. Dan Gutenson officiating and burial following at Lancaster Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Roger Walton, Frankie Hurt, Kenny Walton, Gerald Walton, Dan Waters & Elwood Scott. Honorary pallbearers include Danny Ray, Bobby Ray, Randy Prewitt, Kenneth Anderson & Christine Moberly. Visitation will be from 5:00-9:00 PM Friday, June 12, 2020 at Ramsey-Young Funeral Home. Friends & family may share memories or leave condolences on his tribute wall at : www.ramsey-young.com. Ramsey-Young Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

 

 

 

43 Condolences

  • Darla Miller Posted June 10, 2020 12:19 am

    I am so sorry for the lose of you all daddy

  • Rene’e Phillips Posted June 10, 2020 1:53 am

    Sending many prayers for the family. Spent many a day throughout the years hanging at the garages and chit chatting! Town won’t be the same. We had many laughs.

  • Lois Ray Posted June 10, 2020 12:51 pm

    So sorry girl your lose.

  • Paula & Gary Hatfield Posted June 10, 2020 2:29 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Thought a lot of Dwight knew him a long time, he will be missed. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Samantha Casey Posted June 10, 2020 7:35 pm

    So Sorry for family lost i had been spent a lot of time recently at garage with him really enjoyed the time i spent there talking to him he will be greatly missed

  • Johnny lynch Posted June 10, 2020 8:03 pm

    Rosie. So sorry to hear about Dwight passing had lots of good times

  • Johnny lynch Posted June 10, 2020 8:07 pm

    Rosie so sorry to hear about Dwight lots of good times over years also kids

  • Johnny lynch Posted June 10, 2020 8:14 pm

    Rosie and children so sorry for your loss lots good times over the years

  • Janice Hall Posted June 10, 2020 9:11 pm

    Prayers. So sorry for your loss. He will truly be missed

  • Janet (Coffey) Coontz Posted June 10, 2020 9:42 pm

    So sorry to hear about Dwight. He will be missed but not forgotten

  • Janet(Coffey) Coontz Posted June 10, 2020 9:46 pm

    So sorry for your loss Dwight will be missed but not forgotten

  • Linda and Tommy Moore Posted June 10, 2020 11:23 pm

    So sorry for your loss.

  • Ronald Lamb Posted June 10, 2020 11:36 pm

    Dwight was a good hearted person who would do anything for anyone. He was a good friend. God bless the family on their loss.

  • Jack and Lynn Osborne Posted June 11, 2020 12:38 am

    Prayers for the family

  • Lanny Ray Posted June 11, 2020 12:48 am

    One of my long time customers on my mail route for 31 1/2 years. Sorry for your loss. Will be praying for the family.

  • Robert and Glenda Boyd Posted June 11, 2020 12:52 am

    Sorry for your loss

  • Robert & Glenda Boyd Posted June 11, 2020 12:54 am

    Sorry for your loss ! Prayers for all!

  • Verna Lane Posted June 11, 2020 1:01 am

    So Sorry For the family lost,prayers

  • Phyllis Warren Posted June 11, 2020 1:31 am

    So sorry to hear. My Daddy thought a lot of him. Used to love it when he hung around the store

  • Kathy &Lonnie Hendrickson Posted June 11, 2020 1:32 am

    He was a good man he will be missed by many

  • Donna Hopkins Posted June 11, 2020 1:34 am

    He never met a stranger and will be missed in Lancaster and Buckeye I sure did miss fixing him a big fish sandwich every day at the White Barn Restaurant he was always a gentleman to me Prayers for Teresa cause she was his everything I’m so sorry

  • Donna hopkins Posted June 11, 2020 1:39 am

    He will be missed in Lancaster and buckeye I sure enjoyed fixing him a big fish sandwich every day at white barn restaurant

  • JUDY PREWITT Posted June 11, 2020 2:14 am

    My heart is sad over the loss of Dewight. Never a more gentle man ever walked the earth. He will be missed by so many
    May GOD give you peace, comfort and strength.

  • Kenneth and Melinda Posted June 11, 2020 3:24 am

    He was a very special man to us. Kenneth sure will miss being there and helping him every morning before work. He was a very sweet man and very loving and caring to everyone.

  • Lori Conner Posted June 11, 2020 6:06 am

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers are with all the family.

  • Mary Potter Posted June 11, 2020 9:19 am

    So sorry for your loss he was a great friend to me him and Rosie prayers for peace and comfort

  • Kelly Howard and Family Posted June 11, 2020 11:21 am

    A fine man. His loss will be felt by many. Prayers to the family.

  • Donna L Posted June 11, 2020 11:48 am

    So sorry for your loss he will be missed

  • Deborah Powell Coffey Posted June 11, 2020 7:37 pm

    Rosie, sorry for your family’s loss.

  • Jennifer sebastian maddox and michael maddox Posted June 12, 2020 2:49 am

    So sorry for your loss. Our family thought alot of Dwight and you Rosie. You all had so many years together, that doesn’t happen anymore. Prayers for the family.

  • Becky and Charlie starks Posted June 12, 2020 3:45 am

    So sorry for your loss he was a good man Charlie joy talk to me and laughing I like talking to him he was always nice to me

  • Becky and Charlie Starks Posted June 12, 2020 3:47 am

    So sorry for your loss he was a good man Charlie joy talk to him he will be miss

  • Becky and Charlie starks Posted June 12, 2020 3:53 am

    Sorry for your loss he was a good man Charlie joy talk to him

  • Barry and Teresa Walton Posted June 12, 2020 7:18 pm

    So sorry for your loss. It’s hard losing a loved one but even harder losing a parent. Prayers for all of you.

  • Shay Ison Posted June 12, 2020 10:15 pm

    My prayers to you all may God continue to bless you all at this time here was truly a good guy my go to mechanic he will be missed.

  • Shay Ison Posted June 12, 2020 10:20 pm

    My prayers are with you all may God continue to bless you all, dwight was a good hearted person he will be missed

  • Jenny Lynn Whittaker Posted June 13, 2020 1:23 am

    So sorry for your loss. Dwight was a big help to so many people. He will be missed a lot. Prayers for all the family.

  • Rebecca Daly Posted June 13, 2020 1:34 pm

    So sorry Teresa. He was so good to us at VIP. He made us laugh every day. HE was the most giving person I have ever met. I’m praying for all the family. He will be missed in Lancaster.

  • Sheila D Gregory Posted June 14, 2020 2:45 am

    So sorry for your loss what a great man Sending prayers for all of you

  • Sheila D Gregory Posted June 14, 2020 2:46 am

    So sorry for your loss prayers for all of you

  • Jerry Green Posted June 15, 2020 12:37 am

    May God’s grace comfort you and give you peace. So long my friend until we shall meet again. Thanks for everything. Your kindness, advise and support will be greatly missed.

  • Lisa Boyd Posted June 18, 2020 2:09 am

    Sorry for your family firever missed

  • Jesse jr and jesse sr cuellar Posted June 29, 2020 7:10 pm

    Known me since i was baby and a very good friend of my fathers never a dull moment you will be missed

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