Ray J. Lunn
MOUNT VERNON — Ray J. Lunn, 86, of Mount Vernon passed away March 30, 2008, at Knox Community Hospital.
He was born Feb. 3, 1922, in Elwood, Pa., and was the son of the late Raymond and Mame (Best) Lunn. Ray was a member of the Mulberry Street United Methodist Church, a World War II Army veteran, serving as a rifleman in the 386th Infantry; European & Asiatic Pacific Theater of Operations 1943-46. He was a retired glass cutter from 1941-78 with Libby Owens Corning and Pittsburgh Plate Glass, and a life member of the VFW.
He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Juanita Lunn; daughters, Barbara (Donald) Leibel of St. Joseph, Mich., Debra (Michael) Lunn of Lancaster and Carolyn (Thomas) Winters of St. Cloud, Fla.; a sister, Helen Leggett of Seneca, S.C.; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held Thursday, April 3, at 11 a.m. at Mulberry Street United Methodist Church with the Rev. Bill Norman officiating. Private burial will be in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens with the Knox County Joint Veterans Council providing military graveside rites. The Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is handling the funeral arrangements for the Lunn family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Ray’s name to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050; or The American Heart Association, 5455 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43214. Condolences to the Lunn family may be expressed through the funeral home’s Web site at www.dilleyfuneralservice.com.