Ray Altman

     Ray Arden Altman, 80, of Findlay, went to be with his savior, Jesus Christ, at 8:56 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, at Bridge Hospice Care Center, Bowling Green.
Ray was born on April 24, 1939, in Carey, to the late Ralph George and Rose Marie (Hamner) Altman. On Sept. 20, 2002, he married Doris Anne Oldham and she survives in Findlay.
Also surviving is his former wife and the mother of his children, Mary Lou Campbell; children, Linda Myers, Theresa May, Sherry (Bill Sr.) Dotson, Brenda Albriton, Tony, Natasha, April (Shane) Conn, and David (Patty) Trusty; grandchildren, Chad (Amy), Bill (Kayla), Brandon, Amber, Tommy, Tommy Pressler, Mary (John), Darren, Tieler, Macie, Blaize, Trevor, Hunter, Wyatt, Joshua and Amyah; great-grandchildren, Jenna, Carson, Sawyer, Xavier, James, Hayes, Briella Rose and Alex; sister, Eva Barrick; sisters-in-law, Bonnie and Suzie Schirmer; and brothers-in-law, Richard and Lou McCobb.
He was preceded in death by his great-granddaughter, Summer; brothers, Jerry and John; a sister, Alice; and brothers-in-law, Ed and Joe Schirmer.
Ray attended Carey School and after school, Ray worked for Seneca Wire and retired in April of 2000 after 33 years of service from Hercules Tire. Ray proudly served his country in the United States Army, being honorably discharged. Nine months later, Ray was recalled for the Berlin Wall Crisis. Ray was a member of the Cornerstone Baptist Church in Findlay.
A celebration of Ray’s life will be held on Wednesday, Sept. 25, at 11 a.m. at Cornerstone Baptist Church, Findlay, with  the Rev. Walt Sheppard officiating. Military honors will be rendered by the Hancock County Memorial Squad at conclusion of the celebration of life service. Burial will be held at Elm Grove Cemetery, Findlay, at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be gifted to his family to help offset the cost of Ray’s cancer treatments.
Hanneman Funeral Home, Findlay, is honored to serve Ray’s family and encourages those wishing to send a condolence or a fond memory to visit www.hannemanfh.com.

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