Ervin Theodore Ray, age 78, of Hancock, Md., passed away on Friday, December 14, 2018 at the Meritus Medical Center, in Hagerstown, Md.
Born July 14, 1940, in Hancock, he was the son of the late Theodore and Hazel (Hull) Ray; and the husband of Irene (Peck) Ray, of Hancock, whom he was married to for fifty-eight years.
He worked, for many years, for C. William Hetzer, Inc.; and was also self-employed for many years.
He enjoyed hunting and fishing.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by three daughters, Debbie A. Timmons and her husband, Dean, of Hagerstown, Md., Cindy L. Cain and her husband, Len, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va., and Peggy S. Wright and her husband, Michael, of Rockwood, Pa.; six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; four brothers, Leroy Ray, of Melbourne, Fl., Enos Ray, of Hancock, Jerry Ray, of Hancock, and James Ray, of Berkeley Springs, W.Va.; two sisters, Rosalie McNeer, of Pipestem, W.Va., and Carolyn Keefer, of Falling Waters, W.Va.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one great-granddaughter.
The family will receive friends on Wednesday, December 19, 2018, from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m., at the Orchard Ridge First Church of God, 14128 Orchard Ridge Road, Hancock, Md., where funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m., officiated by his brother, Enos Ray. Burial will follow in the adjoining church cemetery.
Online condolences will be accepted at www.grovefh.com