SALEM, Ohio – Raymond H. Weingart, age 95, of Salem, died at 9:05 a.m. Thursday, August 17, 2017 at the Cleveland Clinic.
He was born June 6, 1922 in Salem, a son of the late Edward H. and Iva Margaret (Riffle) Weingart.
Ray was a longtime member of the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church, a graduate of Goshen High School and served in the U.S. Army during W.W. II.
He retired as a salesman at Ohio Pump and was also involved in many other businesses, Kroger, WD Colonial Villa Mobile Home Park, Salem Post Office and Damascus True Value Hardware.
Survivors include his wife, Kathleen Helen (Jackson) Weingart whom he married March 9, 1946; three sons, Timothy (Kathleen) Weingart of Salem, Craig Weingart of Salem, and Lance Weingart of Salem; three sisters, Georgene Scott, Nancy (Jim) Kelly and Joan Mellinger; a brother, Kenneth Weingart of Georgia; five grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.
Preceding him in death was a sister, Barbara Wells and a brother, Norman Weingart.
Services will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Monday, August 21, 2017 at the Bunker Hill United Methodist Church with Pastor Carol McCartney officiating.
Calling hours will be held one hour prior to the services at the church from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Burial will be at the Bunker Hill Cemetery with military honors provided by the Salem Honor Guard.
Condolences may be sent at Stark Memorial Funeral Home.
A television tribute will air Monday, August 21 at the following approximate times:
6:41 a.m. WYTV and 8:41 a.m. MyYTV and 9:58 a.m. on FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.