Ray Thomas Oden
May 1, 2012
Ray Thomas Oden, 74, of Front Royal, died Monday, May 1, 2012 at home.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Maddox Funeral Home (map/directions) conducted by Mr. Sammy Campbell. Burial will follow at Panorama Memorial Gardens (map/directions).
Ray was born August 27, 1937, son of the late Emmett Lee and Elizabeth Allie Licklider Oden.
He also retired as foreman at Avtex. He owned and operated “OO” Farm. He was a member of the Fraternal Order of the Moose Lodge #829.
Surviving are his 2 daughters, Gwyndolyn Rae Oden Grove and Lisa Michelle Oden Laing both of Front Royal; a son, Dale Lee Oden of Front Royal; a brother, William Oden of Front Royal; 8 grandchildren; 4 great-grandchildren; and his ex-wife Peggy Thornburg of Front Royal.
The family will receive friends on Friday, May 4, 2012, 1 hour prior to the service at 10 a.m.
Pallbearers will be Dale Oden, Ricky Costello, Jeffrey Costello, J. R. Kirby, Terry McDonald, and Ran-Dee Peterson.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice Residential Center, 333 West Cork St., Winchester, VA 22601.
Special thanks to Mary Showers, Angela Berry, and Mary Beth Witt for their caregiving.
Visiting - Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal - 10:00 a.m.
Funeral Service - Maddox Funeral Home, Front Royal - 11:00 a.m.
Burial - Panorama Memorial Gardens, Strasburg