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Raymond Warren Stokes

March 14, 1947 ~ April 14, 2022 (age 75)

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Raymond W. Stokes was born on March 14, 1947 in Wooster, OH and passed away peacefully in his home surrounded by his loved ones Thursday, April 14, 2022. Ray was born Sylvanus Hershberger to Erma and John Hershberger. Ray lived with his beloved grandparents for 10 years until his grandpa Miller passed away. Ray was adopted by Warren and Betty Stokes of Portage Lakes. Ray graduated from Coventry High School in 1966 then was drafted into the US Army and is a Vietnam Veteran. Ray is a retired UAW and worked at the Chrysler stamping plant for 30 years. He was a life member of American Legion Post 566 and a Legion Rider.
Ray is survived by his wife of 53 years, Florence (Myers) Stokes; children, Clyde (Tracie) Stokes, James (Teresa) Stokes and Lisa (Drew) Weyrick; grandchildren, Tiffeny Siers, Julie (Nick) Aronhalt, Jessica (Matt) Hendrix, Trevor (Lindsey) Weyrick, Elizabeth Stokes, Emily Stokes, Ray Stokes and Arley Roth; great-grandchildren, Miley, Ana, Weston, Emersyn and Haley.
A special thank you to our wonderful team at Compassionate Care Hospice; Thomas, Gerri, Briana, Michelle and Amber.
Funeral Services will be held TUESDAY, April 19, 2022, 12:30pm at the Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home, 624 Cherry St. E. (Rt. 93) Canal Fulton. Burial with military honors at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. Calling Hours Monday, 5pm to 7pm at the funeral home.

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April 18, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home
624 Cherry Street East
Canal Fulton, OH 44614

Funeral Service
April 19, 2022

12:30 PM
Swigart-Easterling Funeral Home
624 Cherry Street East
Canal Fulton, OH 44614

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