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Ray Samuel Musselman

October 8, 1937 ~ March 11, 2021 (age 83)

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Ray S. Musselman

October 8, 1937    March 11, 2021

     Ray Samuel Musselman, 83, of Martinsburg, passed away unexpectedly, Thursday afternoon, March 11, 2021 at his residence.

     He was born in rural New Enterprise, son of the late Samuel and Della (Dively) Musselman.

     Surviving are a daughter, Tracy Ranae Harper (Roy) of West Cork, Ireland; a son, Kevin Ray Musselman in Washington; longtime companion for over 20 years, Vickie K. Dixon; her daughter, Jennifer K. Raible (Matthew) of Warrenton, VA, three grandchildren: Addison, Jack and Evaline Raible; and two brothers: Melvin Musselman (Jackie Ketterman) and George Musselman (Mary Louise) both of Woodbury.

     He was preceded in death by a daughter, Tonya Lanae Musselman on September 2, 1969; five sisters: an infant sister, Rosie Frederick, Adelene Ebersole, Laura Mae Boyer, Ada Shaw; and two brothers: Homer and Arthur Musselman.

     Ray was a 1955 graduate of Replogle High School, New Enterprise and a U.S. Navy veteran serving from 1955 until 1958 attaining the rank of Seaman 1st Class.

     He was a member of Clover Creek Church of the Brethren, the D. Merl Tipton V.F.W. Post 43, Martinsburg and a lifetime member of Bonner-Sollenberger American Legion Post 456, Williamsburg.

     Ray retired in 1999 as a lineman for Valley Rural Electric with 27 years of service.  He loved spending time with his family, traveling, especially going to the beach and also enjoyed watching the Dallas Cowboys. 

     A public graveside service with full military honors will be held at 3:30pm, Saturday, March 27, 2021 at Holsinger Cemetery, rural Roaring Spring, Pastor Duane Crumrine officiating.  The family asks that attending guests wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines. Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Martinsburg.

     Memorial contributions in memory of Ray may be given to your favorite local charity.

     

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