Raymond A. Double, 92

Posted on January 28, 2013

Raymond A. Double, 92, Berne, a former resident of Geneva, passed away Jan. 23, 2013, at Swiss Village in Berne.
He was born March 12, 1920, in Wells County, to Kenneth Double and Olive Balsley Double. He married Mary Lichtenberger June 16, 1946.
Raymond was employed at Franklin Electric for 33 years and was also engaged in farming. He was an Army veteran of World War II and was a prisoner of war for 27 months. Ray was a member of the Geneva Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Bluffton American Legion. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and horse riding.
Surviving are three sons, Jerry (Debbie) Double of Berne, Gary (Karen) Double of Bluffton, and Marvin (Deb) Double of Pleasant Mills; a daughter, Judy (Richard) Clutter of Geneva; eight grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, and 16 great-grandchildren; and a half-brother, Paul Double of Ossian.
He was preceded in death by his wife; by a brother, Richard Double; and a stepbrother, Eugene Double.
Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. Monday at the Yager-Kirchhofer Funeral Home, with Pastor James Bontrager officiating. Burial was at the Elm Grove Cemetery at Bluffton, with military rites performed by members of Berne American Legion Post 468
Preferred memorials are to the High Street United Methodist Church in Geneva.
(The above obituary is being re-published to provide correct information)

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