Raymond A. Fannin, 85, of 2008 Ridgway- Johnsonburg Road, Ridgway, died Wednesday, November 24, 2021, at Penn Highlands Elk after a short illness.
He was born April 24, 1936, in Ridgway, a son of the late Richard and Frances “Frankie” Cover Fannin.
On July 16, 1982, he married Connie Wilson, who survives.
Ray was a lifelong resident of Ridgway and graduate of Ridgway High School. He served in the United States Navy and retired from Alltel phone company. Ray was a member of the American Legion, Moose, NRA and HAM Radio club. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and golfing. He had a special place in his heart for his family and grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Connie, he is survived by 5 children; Raymond “Jay” Fannin and his wife Brenda of Clearfield, Tracey L. Amacher and her husband Dave of Ridgway, Tiffany Baker and her husband Kriss of Knoxdale, Shelly Nestelrode and her husband Marty, Todd Fannin and his wife Jennifer, 9 grandchildren; Matt ( Carrie) Fannin, Josh (Kayla) Fannin, Zachary Fannin, Keir Amacher, Cody (Tracey) Amacher, Lauren (Tom) Cooney, Kari (Derrick) Keene, Brandi Bennett, Travis (Maria) Bennett, and Eric Baker. He is also survived by 15 grandchildren; Sophia, Eva, Bo, Biancia, Zachary, Sage, Danica, Kristen, Justin Jr., Hayden, McKenzie, Michael, Wesley, Luca, and Oliva, and 1 brother, Ron Fannin and his wife Vickie.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by 1 brother, Richard Fannin, his step-father, Larry Soeder, and a grandson-in-law, Justin Ellenberger Sr.
Funeral Services for Raymond A. Fannin will be held on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at 11:00 AM at Krise Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 130 Center Street, Ridgway, PA 15853.
Family and friends will be received from 10:00 until the time of service.
Memorial contributions can be made to The Ridgway Ambulance Corp.
Krise Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 130 Center Street, Ridgway, Pa 15853 is handling the arrangements and online condolences may be offered at www.krisefuneralhome.com