LARRY RAY, of Lagro, IN, 73, retired Elder, passed away on October 1, 2021.
Arrangements have been made through Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, Wabash, IN. Viewing will be held from 3:00 – 8:00 p.m, Thursday, October 7, in the Fellowship Hall of Wabash First United Methodist Church, 110 Cass St, Wabash, IN 46992. The Celebration of Life/Memorial Service is on Friday, October 8, at 10:30 a.m., also at First United Methodist Church, Wabash, IN.
Larry is survived by his wife, Wilma; daughters, Lynn of Woodinville, WA, and Nancy (George) Chung, of Woodinville, WA; and three granddaughters: Veronica, Vanessa, and Valerie Chung.
Larry is also survived by his brother, Rod (Linda) Ray, Lafayette, IN; nephew, Anthony (Kathryn) Ray, Greenfield, IN; niece, Michelle (Chris) Librie, Kaneohe, HI; and great-nephews and great-nieces, Carson and Fiona Ray and Caleb and Cadence Librie.
Larry was preceded in death by his parents, Cedric and Elvina (McCullough) Ray and his grandparents, Cyrus Herbert “Herb” and Rosa (Jordan) Ray, Herb’s second wife, Myrtle (Arnold), and Robert Eli “Bert” and Allie (Cook) McCullough, and great niece, Beverly Foster.
In lieu of flowers, the family encourages donations of money or time in Larry’s name to any of the following: Habitat for Humanity, Heifer International, Appalachian Trail Conservancy, or your church of choice.
Online condolences may be shared at the funeral home website.
- Larry Ray
- Lagro, IN
Former Superintendent of Ft. Wayne UM District, Pastor at Colfax UMC, LaFontaine UMC, Huntington Evangelical UMC, Kendallville Trinity UMC, Bluffton First UMC. South Bend Grace UMC.
Viewing will be held from 3 - 8 PM Thursday, October 7, 2021, in the Fellowship Hall of Wabash First United Methodist Church at 110 Cass St, Wabash, IN 46992.
- Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service
Celebration of Life/Memorial Service is on Friday, October 8th at 10:30 AM also at First United Methodist Church, Wabash, Indiana.
Larry and his wife, Wilma, met at Purdue and married on December 24, 1961. This Christmas Eve would have been their 60th wedding anniversary. They have two daughters; Lynn, living in Woodinville, Washington, Nancy (George) Chung, of Woodinville, Washington, and three granddaughters: Veronica, Vanessa, and Valerie Chung.