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Ray Litmer

January 16, 1959 ~ October 14, 2018 (age 59)

Ray Litmer, age 59, a resident of Portland, passed away on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Eskenazi Hospital in Indianapolis from injuries sustained in a car accident on October 1, 2018 in Jay County. 

            Ray was born on January 16, 1959, in Hamilton, Ohio, the son of Eugene and Rosemary (Link) Litmer.  He graduated from St. Henry High School in 1978 and worked for Cooper Farms in St. Henry, Ohio.  He married Jody Thomas on November 3, 1984. 

            Survivors include:

            His wife of 33 years:  Jody Litmer – Portland, Indiana

            1 son:  Bradley Litmer (wife Janel) – Dunkirk, Indiana

            2 daughters:  Amanda Cox (husband Corey) – Portland, Indiana

                                  Tyra Litmer – Portland, Indiana

            2 sisters:  May Jackson (husband David) – Celina, Ohio

                            Maryjane Schumard – Hamilton, Ohio

            3 brothers:  David Litmer (wife Pat) – Burkettsville, Ohio

                                Mike Farmer – Celina, Ohio

                                Fred Schumard – Texas

            5 granddaughters and several nieces and nephews

            The family would like to thank their niece Megan Diehel for all of her support.

            Visitation will be held on Friday from 4-8 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Visitation will also be held on Saturday from 12 – 2 p.m. at the funeral home. 

            Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. at Williamson-Spencer and Penrod Funeral Home in Portland.  Pastor Lee Genter will officiate and burial will follow in Antioch Cemetery, southeast of Portland. 

            Memorials may be directed towards the Redkey Volunteer Fire Department. 

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