Ray Thomas Fike

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Ray Thomas Fike

  • Birth 13 Feb 1922 Avilton, Garrett County, Maryland, USA
  • Death 7 Jul 1998 Finzel, Garrett County, Maryland, USA
  • Burial Finzel, Garrett County, Maryland, USA
  • Memorial ID 43191835

FINZEL,MARYLAND -- Ray Thomas Fike, 76 , of Finzel Road, Finzel, died suddenly on Tuesday, July 7, 1998, at the Cape Fear Valley Medical Center in Fayetteville, N.C.

Born Feb. 13, 1922, in Avilton, he was the son of the late Otho and Linnie (Weitzell) Fike. He also was preceded in death by three sisters, Laura Eichorn Fannie Fike and Annie Chaney; and one brother, Cecil Fike.

Mr. Fike was retired from the Carpenters Local #1024 in Cumberland, where he was a member for 48 years.

Mr. Fike was a member of the Woodmen of the World, Grantsville Chapter, and an honorary member of the Eastern Garrett County Volunteer Fire Department where he worked many hours, especially for the spaghetti dinner fund raisers.

Surviving are his wife of 55 years, Lilly C. (Drees) Fike; four sons, Gary Fike, and wife, Phyllis, Topeka, Kan., Kenneth W. Fike, and wife, Lynn, Frostburg, James R. Fike, and wife, Debbie, Fayetteville, and Dale T. Fike, and special friend, Ealnor Woods, Frostburg; seven grandchildren, Dawn Fike, Aaron Fike, and fiancee, Kay Youtz, Greg Fike, and fiancee, Melissa Miller, Brian Fike, and wife, Marion, Carey Fike, Chris Fike and Amy Fike; two brothers, George Fike, Frostburg, and Harold Fike, Avilton; three sisters, Olive Robeson, Frostburg, Mildred Bell, Somerset, Ohio, and Rose Wilhelm, Avilton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends will be received at the Durst Funeral Home, 57 Frost Ave., Frostburg, on Friday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

Funeral services will be conducted at the funeral home on Saturday at 10 a.m. with the Rev. William Moody and the Rev. Dave McKinney officiating.

Interment will be in the Finzel Cemetery.

Memorials may be directed to the Eastern Garrett County Volunteer Fire Department.

Publication Date:
Wednesday, July 08, 1998
Cumberland Times-News

Please link to his parents,

father, Otho Speelman Fike 36138266

mother, Linnie E. Weitzell 36138340

(SOURCE) Rita & Lee Gordon (#46554879)

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  • Created by: Joe Mckenzie
  • Added: 16 Oct 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 43191835
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ray Thomas Fike (13 Feb 1922–7 Jul 1998), Find A Grave Memorial no. 43191835, citing Finzel Cemetery, Finzel, Garrett County, Maryland, USA ; Maintained by Joe Mckenzie (contributor 46854853) .