He was born March 20, 1959 in Lawrenceville, Kentucky, and was a lifelong area resident. Ray was a veteran of the U.S. Navy. He was a former employee of Janesville Products, of Norwalk, Ohio, and Manhattan Dental Laboratory of Sandusky, Ohio. Ray enjoyed woodworking, and spending time with his family and grandchildren.
He is survived by his mother, Eileen Coffey of Berlin Heights, Ohio, by his step children, Justin (Brittany) Kutscher of Mentor, Ohio, Joshua Kutscher of Mentor, Ohio, and Malori (John) Topaloss of Mentor, Ohio, by two step grandchildren, Zoie and Natalie, by his brothers, Samuel Lee Fluty of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, and Bernard J. (Carleen) Fluty of Berlin Heights, Ohio. Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Sheila, on November 25, 2017.
Friends may call on Sunday, February 11, 2018 from 2:00 p.m. until the time of service at 4:00 p.m. in Walker Funeral Home, 98 West Main Street, Norwalk, Ohio. Rev. Bill Smith, Pastor of the Cline Street Free Will Baptist Church will officiate.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Cline Street Free Will Baptist Church, 5 Cline Street, Norwalk, Ohio 44857. Online condolences may be made by going to www.edwalkerfuenralhome.com.