Raymond C Kill

April 10, 1944 ~ May 7, 2020 (age 76)

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Raymond C. Kill, 76, of Saint Marys, died 11:30 A.M. Thursday, May 7, 2020, at Grande Lake Health Care Center, Saint Marys.

He was born  April 10, 1944, in Landeck, Ohio, the son of Richard and Dorothy (Gold) Kill.

He married Carol Deeter on July 29, 1967, in Spencerville, Ohio; she survives at the residence.

He is also survived by his sons: Nicholas Kill of South Carolina; Kurt Kill of West Virginia.

He is survived by a brother: William (Phyllis) Kill of Van Wert; a sister, Juanita (James) Stauffer of Cincinnati. He  is survived by nephews and nieces: Jeffrey (Debra) Kill; Sharon (Dan) Shannon; Jennifer (Jeff) Dieter; Rhonda Kill; Steven Pivonka; Elizabeth (Scott) Cain; Jacqueline (Eric) Clark; Roger (Stephany) Deeter; Mark (Michelle) Deeter; Jill Deeter; Kevin Deeter; by a sister-in-law, Doris Deeter of Casstown, Ohio.

He is survived by many great nieces and nephews, and by numerous cousins.

He was preceded in death by his parents; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Harry and Eva Deeter; a sister, Margery Hile; a brother-in-law, Robert Deeter.

Ray was a 1962 graduate of Buckland High School, and retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Saint Marys. He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church and the Father James Byrne Knights of Columbus Council 1592 in Saint Marys. He enjoyed watching sporting events and television and he also liked to  collect antiques. He was an avid fan of Saint Marys Memorial and OSU sporting events. He enjoyed gardening, and helped maintain Gethsemane Cemetery.

In accordance with Governor Mike Dewine the Ohio Department of Health’s regulations during the COVID pandemic, private, family only funeral rites will be held 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 12,2020, at the Miller Funeral Home, 1605 Celina Road, Saint Marys, Father Barry Stechschulte, officiant. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery.

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