Ray E. Finnicum
Ray E. Finnicum, age 79, of Carrollton passed away Nov. 5, 2011, following an extended illness.
Born Feb. 10, 1932, in Augusta Township, Carroll County, he was a son of the late Crawford R. and Elta D. Reed Finnicum.
Ray worked at Superior Dairy as a retail truck driver for 20 years and a wholesale diver for 10 years. After retirement he worked for Thorne's IGA in Carrollton for 13 years doing various jobs.
He was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Carrollton and Carroll County VFW and Vet's Club.
He is survived by his wife, the former Frances Ann Marshall, whom he married Oct. 12, 1952; a son, Richard (Barbara) Finnicum of Salem; daughter, Polly (Dave) Jones of Dellroy; three granddaughters, Kari Jones, Elizabeth Finnicum, Katherine Finnicum; and two sisters, Dee Leggett and Doris Malone.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers, John, Paul, and Frank, and a sister, Maxine Bradley.
Funeral services will be Wednesday, Nov. 9 at 11 a.m. in Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home of Carrollton with Rev. Burt McGlown officiating. Burial will follow in Westview Cemetery with full military honors by American Legion, DAV, and VFW. Visitation will be Tuesday evening from 5-8 p.m. in the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers the family wishes donations be made in Ray's name to Community Hospice, 1040 Trump Road NW #B, Carrollton, OH 44615.