COLUMBIANA, Ohio – Raymond L. Sunderman, 88, of Columbiana passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at Parkside Medical Center.
Ray was born in Salem on January 12, 1929.
He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and retired from Deming Pump.
Ray attended Trinity Gospel Temple.
He enjoyed the outdoors, loved to work with wood building all kinds of things and traveled throughout the US with his wife after his retirement.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Betty (Bonsall) Sunderman whom he married on February 3, 1951; his three children, Raymond (Barbara) Sunderman, Jr. of Berlin Center, Cheryl (Richard) Miller of Kiln, Mississippi and Diana (William Young) Reeder of Lisbon; six grandchildren, Brian (Melissa) Sunderman, Rebecca Johnson, Melissa (Carl) Keenan, Angela (James) Krause, Brad Reeder and Krista (Dan Wandery) Reeder and seven great-grandchildren. He is also survived by three sisters, Virginia Hull, Margaret Helmick and Nancy Lewis.
Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two brothers, Julian Sunderman and William Sunderman and a sister, Sarah Hippley.
A memorial service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Raymond’s honor to Hospice of the Valley, 1120 Village Plaza, Columbiana, OH 44408.
Friends may sign the guest register and send condolences online at www.brownfhonline.com. Arrangements are by Brown Funeral Home, Salem, Ohio. (330) 337-6363.
A television tribute will air Friday, November 3 at the following approximate times:
12:25 p.m. WKBN, 6:58 p.m. on MyYTV and 10:37 p.m. FOX plus two additional spots throughout the day.