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Raymond F. Younkin

December 8, 1940 March 9, 2018
Raymond F. Younkin
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Obituary for Raymond F. Younkin

Raymond “Ray” Francis Younkin, 77, of Buckeye Lake, Thornville, Ohio, passed away Friday, March 9, 2018, at Greenwood Meadows Assisted Living in Greenwood, Indiana.

Born Dec. 8, 1940, in Malta, Ohio to Hayward Clyde Younkin and Josie Marie (Wood) Younkin. Ray graduated from McLuney School and later settled in Buckeye Lake, Ohio.  After retiring from Owens Corning, he continued working for many years at Pounds Nursery. He enjoyed watching wrestling, being outdoors, and helping his neighbors.

Ray is survived by his son, Raymie C. Younkin (Rikki Borges) of Greenwood, Indiana; siblings, Bill Younkin; as well as nieces, Beth (Pete) Pettet, Peggy (Bob) Post, Joe (Bill) Maynard, Patty (Rich) Miller, Marie Campbell, Lynn Arnold, Brenda Smith, Nina “Punk" Wheeler, Sue Hunt; and nephews, Billy “Wilber” Younkin and Richard Phillips

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Bonnie (Harley) Phillips, Nina (Junior) Durben, Wilda Fay Younkin, Dick Wood, and Bob Wood; sister-in-law, Martha Bell Younkin; and nephew Frank Phillips.

At Ray’s request, no formal service was held.  A private service and celebration of life with family and friends will be held at the family farm near Corning, Ohio at later date.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ray’s name to the National Stroke Association, 9707 East Easter Lane, Suite B, Centennial, Colorado 80112.

Heartfelt thanks to Ray’s caregivers at Greenwood Meadows for their help and support throughout the last two years.

G.H. Herrmann Funeral Homes, 1605 South State Road 135, Greenwood, Indiana, was entrusted with arrangesments.

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