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Ray J. Leavelle, 62

SEPT. 21, 1950-FEB. 14, 2013

February 19, 2013

Ray John "Little Ray" Leavelle, 62, of Hagerstown, Md., passed suddenly on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, at Meritus Medical Center following a long illness.

Born Sept. 21, 1950, in Big Pool, Md., he was the son of the late John G. and Marguerite A. Leavelle.

He is survived by his wife, Susan; son, Bryan J. Erickson and his fiancee, April Schleigh, of Hagerstown; daughter, Luvie A. Leavelle; brother, Charles Gehr of Lakeland, Fla.; sister, Dolly Reed and brother-in-law, Raymond Reed, of Falling Waters, W.Va.; his mother-in-law and father-in-law, Shirley and Robert Weirich; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Julie and John Weirich; sister-in-law and brother-in-law, Kathleen and Paul Trinkle; and several nieces and nephews.

He was known as “Pappy” to his grandchildren, Jasiyah M. Harper, Delilah S. Harne, Micah E. Harne and Braxton O. Erickson.

For more than 20 years, Ray worked in pest control for various companies before having to stop work due to his health. Ray was sick and in declining health for many years, but despite the doctors’ prognosis, he continued along.

A service celebrating his life will be held at a later time, and family and friends will be notified.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family.

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