Raymond Joseph DeFoor, 69, of Cambridge, Ohio, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at Southeastern Ohio Regional Medical Center.
He was born Nov. 12, 1944, in Youngstown, and was the son of the late Albert Eugene and Bessie Mae (Hobba) DeFoor.
Mr. DeFoor retired in 1992 from GTE after 30 years of service.
He was a 1963 graduate of Punxsutawney High School and a member of Center United Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister and brother-in-law, Carol and Robert Ananea.
He is survived by his wife, Patricia L. (Tiffner) DeFoor, whom he married Oct. 3, 1994; four sons, Matthew DeFoor of Medina, Mark (Christy) DeFoor of Brunswick, Brett DeFoor of Columbus and Les (April) DeFoor of Salem, Oregon; one daughter, Rhonda (Ken) Sanger of Litchfield; four step-sons, Don (Kelly) Swingle of Collyville Texas, Richard Swingle of Texas, Bryon Swingle of Brunswick and Mike (Michelle) Swingle of Clarksville, Tennessee; two step-daughters, Sharon Molsbee of Euless, Texas, and Susan (Craig) Potter of Mansfield, Texas; one brother, Eugene Albert (Margaret) DeFoor of Punxsutawney; three sisters-in-law, Norma (Jerry) Pearce of Mesquite, Nevada, and Sue Borntrager and Rosemary Tiffner of Cambridge; one brother-in-law, Bob (Coleen) Tiffner
of Zanesville; 21 grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and close friends Rodney and Diane Koon.
Calling hours will be Wednesday, July 30, 2014, from 3 to 5 p.m. at
Thorn-Black Funeral Home, Cambridge, where services will follow at 5 p.m., with Pastor David Mansperger officiating.
Interment will be 1 p.m. Thursday, July 31, 2014, at Ridgemont Cemetery, Punxsutawney.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.thorn-blackfuneralhomes.com.