Raymond E. Warner, 87, of Ashville, NY handed away peacefully on January 14, 2023 surrounded by family. Ray was born March 4, 1935 in Jamestown, NY, the son of the late Thoralf and Ebba Warner, and married Joan Warner on January 19, 1979.
He was a graduate of Lakewood Higher College and attended Jamestown Community College. Ray was a self-utilized contractor and craftsman. In his early career, he and his father intended and built several residences in and about Lakewood, NY. Later in his profession Ray went on to layout and put in personalized cabinetry in lots of homes in the spot. In retirement, Ray restored antique equipment – anything from tractors to cars.
Ray cherished to devote time with his family and relished traveling, fishing, and heading on numerous adventures with his late spouse Joan. They frequented family members in Sweden and explored Alaska and traveled in other places in the US in their motorhome they dubbed “The Liberator”. He also loved all of the canines he experienced about the decades, together with the most lately rescued beagle, Willie.
He is survived by his children, Mark (Lynn) Warner of Jamestown, NY, Lori (Brian) Kooken of Ashville, NY and Amy (Andy) Benton of Jamestown, NY grandchildren, Alisen (Erik) Hazzard of Cary, NC, Brett (Carolyn) Warner of Bradenton, FL, Ed (Demi) Nelson of Panama, NY, Jennifer (Justin) Litzinger of Lakewood, NY, Kelly (Josh) Bennett of Kennedy, NY, Justin (Charly) Fellion of Lakewood, NY, and Andrew Delcamp (Raelyn Robinson) of Buffalo, NY and wonderful-grandchildren, Maisie and Soren Hazzard, Logan and Katherine Warner, Carlin, Get and Blair Nelson, Jordan Nelson, Brandon Hirsch, Sophia and Aubree Bennett. He is also survived by lots of nieces, nephews and extended relatives.
In addition to his moms and dads, Ray was preceded in death by his spouse, Joan who died September 9, 2018 his sisters Nelly, Inga and brother Hugo and a daughter Brenda and grandson Kristoff Hirsch.
The relatives would like to thank the Cook dinner Relatives of Ashville for their particular friendship. Ray considered you element of his loved ones, as do we. We would also like to thank the personnel of Heritage Inexperienced Expert Nursing and Rehabilitation facility for the care and kindness proven to Ray during his time there.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, January 22 in the Lind Funeral Property. The Rev. Daniel W. Prepare dinner, retired pastor of Lakewood Baptist Church, will officiate. Traveling to hrs will be held from Noon to 2 p.m. for two several hours prior to the company in the funeral residence Sunday. A non-public family committal services will be held in Sunset Hill Cemetery.
Memorials may possibly be designed to your regional Humane Modern society the Salvation Army, P.O. Box 368, Jamestown, NY 14701 or St. Jude Children’s Exploration Hospital, 501 St. Jude Position, Memphis, TN 38105.
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