Raymond Lee Socks, 70

May 15, 2010

APRIL 23, 1940-MAY 14, 2010

Raymond Lee Socks, 70, of 13810 Broadfording Church Road, Hagerstown, Md., died Friday, May 14, 2010, at his home.

Born April 23, 1940, in Hagerstown, Md., he was the son of the late George Philip Socks Sr. and Agnes Viola Kendle Socks.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Patricia Wiley Socks, on Dec. 16, 2006.

He was employed with Berwick-Offray Manufacturing.

His favorite pastimes were dancing and gardening.

He is survived by three daughters, Lana Stottlemyer of St. Thomas, Pa., Rose Litz of Port Charlotte, Fla., and Donna Moats of Williamsport, Md.; one son, Ramie Socks of Hagerstown; one stepdaughter, Rose Dejernett of Hagerstown; stepson, Michael Churchey of Marion, Pa.; two sisters, Geraldine Zeigler and Nancy Stroup, both of Hagerstown; two brothers, George Philip Socks Jr. and James Ellis Socks Sr., both of Hagerstown; grandchildren, Jason Middlekauff and Ashley Smith, both of Hagerstown, Sean Moats and Devon Moats, both of Williamsport, Md., and Remington Socks of Tacoma, Wash.; great-grandson, Zachery Middlekauff of Hagerstown; stepgrandchildren, Miranda Churchey of Hagerstown, Chase Smith and Lauren Smith, both of Falling Waters, W.Va., and Zachery Churchey of Maugansville, Md.; and numerous nieces and nephews.


He was preceded in death by three sisters, Frances Moats Socks, Margaret Sines Socks and Arline Rebecca Miller Socks; and one half brother, Robert W. Kendle.

Memorial services will be held at the Virginia Avenue Church of God, 17306 Virginia Ave., Hagerstown, on Monday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Dr. A. Paul Harne will officiate. Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

There will be no viewing.

Memorial donations may be made to the John R. Marsh Cancer Center, 11110 Medical Campus Road, Suite 129, Hagerstown, MD 21742.

Arrangements by Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown.

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