Thomas Ray O’Nea Obituary, Death Cause – On Sunday, April 30, 2023, at the age of 69, Thomas E. Ray, Sr. passed away in a calm manner. Tom Ray’s parents, John and Emma (Broshious) Ray, welcomed him into the world on June 24, 1953 in Toledo, Ohio. Tom graduated from Scott High School in 1971 and worked at Daimler Chrysler Jeep until he retired in the year 2002. Tom looked forward to spending his retirement years with friends at Barbie’s and spending his summers at Leafy Oaks Campground, where he raised money to provide assistance dogs to people who were in need.
He found great joy in using his weekends to raise money by serving Bloody Marys and selling 50/50 raffle tickets. In addition to that, he was a member of the VFW and the Eagles. Tom enjoyed nothing more than getting together with his family and friends for a game of cards. Tom is survived by his girlfriend, Kim Leisure; children, Tricia (Jeff) Anderson, Thomas Ray Jr., and Todd (Jodi) Ray; step-daughter, Mary (Aaron) Meade; grandchildren, Taylor, Kara, Jacob, Brianna, and Tommy Ray; great-grandchildren, Audrianne and Addilyn Rank; his siblings, Hank Gorski, Robert (Lesa) Ray.
And Timothy (Sue) Ray; his beloved dog, Buttons; and many nieces and nephews. His parents, Edward Broshious and Beverly Ray Ray, as well as his brothers Edward Broshious, Albert Scheck, John Gorski, and David Ray Ray, all passed away before him. On Sunday, May 7, 2023, from 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., family and friends are welcome to pay their respects at the Freck Funeral Chapel located at 1155 S. Wynn Rd in Oregon. The memorial ceremony will begin at 4:00 p.m. Donations in his memory may be sent to Hospice of Northwest Ohio, 207 Dayton Avenue, Xenia, Ohio 45385; or to 4 Paws for Ability, 207 Dayton Avenue, Xenia, Ohio 45385.