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Ernest Raymond "Ray" Barnhill
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Birth: Sep. 12, 1928
Grady County
Oklahoma, USA
Death: Jun. 13, 2009
Cooke County
Texas, USA


MUENSTER Funeral services for Ernest Raymond "Ray" Barnhill, 80, of Muenster are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 16, 2009 at the funeral home, followed by a graveside service at Sacred Heart Cemetery. Fr. Ken Robinson will officiate. Services are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home of Muenster.

Ray died Saturday, June 13, 2009 at Muenster Memorial Hospital.

Born Sep. 12, 1928 in Bradley, Okla., Ray was one of the seven children of Ernest Steen and Mary Frances Longley Barnhill. After completing high school, Ray served in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. After the armed services, he started working in the oil fields for various companies. Finally, he was employed by Nadel and Gussman Oil Company where he was foreman for some 35 years. He married Angie Grewing on Oct. 16, 1955. They became the proud parents of eight children.

Ray enjoyed hunting, fishing, camping, gardening, golfing with friends, spending time with the family dog, Zeus and really enjoyed visits from a special friend, Ruff Fuhrmann.

Survivors include his wife, Angie Grewing Barnhill of Muenster; daughters and spouses, Brenda and Gary Walterscheid of Muenster, Karen Barnhill and Larry Jo Stephens of Gainesville and Sandi and Billy Harris of Saint Jo; sons and spouses, Monte and Janet Barnhill of Muenster, Gary and Barbie Barnhill of Muenster and Karl and Randy Barnhill of Muenster; 18 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; sisters and spouses, Ruth and J.D. Bell of Fort Worth, Shirley and Lonnie Jordan of Graham and Linda and Johnny Basham of Tyler and brother and wife, Dan and June Barnhill of Bowie.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ernest and Mary Francis Barnhill; son, Jimmy Barnhill; sister, Anna Francis Barnhill and brother, Robert Lee Barnhill.

Pallbearers will be Brandon Walterscheid, Noah Barnhill, Jeremy Walterscheid, Justin Barnhill, Cameron Walterscheid, Jesse Ray Harris, and Adam Barnhill.

A vigil is set for 7 p.m. this evening, June 14, 2009 at the funeral home.

Family links: 
  Ernest Steen Barnhill (1896 - 1976)
  Mary Frances Longley Barnhill (1909 - 1979)
  Angeline Grewing Barnhill (1933 - 2012)
  Jimmy Ray Barnhill (1961 - 1993)*
  Jarrell Lyle Barnhill (1919 - 2003)**
  Ernest Raymond Barnhill (1928 - 2009)
*Calculated relationship
Sacred Heart Cemetery
Cooke County
Texas, USA
Created by: loresann
Record added: Jun 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38341783
Ernest Raymond Ray Barnhill
Added by: Tim Bear
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