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|Ray, Ora M.
|Ora M. Ray, age 88 of Galesburg, died April 24, 2010 at Cottage Hospital in Galesburg.
He was born in Warren County to Oliver and Blanche Taylor Ray on July 18, 1921.
He lived in the Monmouth and Galesburg area. He was a WW2 Veteran in the Army. Ora worked at Thompson Grain in Galesburg and enjoyed playing Bingo and watching the Cubs play. He loved his family and is survived by his wife Barbara Brache Ray. They were married September 15, 1956 in Monmouth, Il. Also surviving are children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, and a great great grandchild.
Ora was preceded in death by his parents, an infant son and four brothers.
He was of the Christian Faith.
Cremation will be conducted with burial at a later date at East Linwood Cemetery.
Thanks to Heartland Nursing Home for his excellent care where he resided with his wife and friends and to Hinchliff-Pearson-West, which is in charge of arrangements. Online condolence may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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