Raymond “Ray” L. Milligan

November 15, 1944 ‒ June 18, 2013

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Raymond “Ray” L. Milligan, age 68, of Dogwood Terrace, Mount Vernon, Ohio passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at his home. He was born on November 15, 1944 in Licking County to the late Harold and Doris (Kirkpatrick) Milligan Sr. Ray was a 1962 graduate of Mount Vernon High School and served in the United States Air Force from 1965 to 1969. He was employed for 30 years at the Newark Air Force Base before retiring from Boeing International after 15 years.

Ray was a member of the First Christian Church and was very active as a coach and manager for the Mount Vernon Girls Slow-pitch Softball league for many years.

He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Bonnie (Metcalf) Milligan, a daughter, Christy (Randy) Staton of Howard, two grandchildren, Drayden and Colby Staton, five brothers, Harold (Nicky) Milligan Jr. of Mount Vernon, Robert (Colleen) Milligan of Mount Vernon, Ronald (Gail) Milligan of Mount Vernon, Jeffery (Dee Ann) Milligan of Arizona City, Arizona, Bart Milligan of Columbus and a sister, Jeannie Schroeder of Mount Vernon.

Besides his parents he was preceded in death by two sisters, Barbara Davis and JoAnn Butler.

Friends may call on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held on Saturday at 11 a.m. Pastor Brad Ham will be officiating. Burial with military honors provided by the Knox County Joint Veterans Council will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

Memorial contributions in Raymond’s name may be made to First Christian Church or the American Heart Association.

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The Flowers-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Raymond “Ray” L. Milligan.