Thomas "Tom" Monroe Ray, 79, of Loveland, Ohio, passed away on November 9, 2023. He was born on June 29, 1944, in Cincinnati, Ohio. Tom was a caring, loving, and funny individual who was known for his adventurous spirit. He was a veteran of the United States Army and held a deep faith in God. Tom was kind-hearted and had a passion for helping others.
Tom is survived by his beloved wife, Diane Ray, and their children: Mark (Suzanne) Ray, Todd Ray, Scott (Katie) Ray and Mark Trainor. Tom is also survived by his sister, Debbie Louise, and his cherished grandchildren: Tyler, Cameron, James, Joshua, Auriana, Austin, Aryah and great grandchildren Tyson, Easton and Emery. He was preceded in death by his father, Thurman, and his mother, Ruth.
Tom attended Princeton High School and later pursued a career as a truck driver at McLean Trucking and Con Way Trucking. He was a dedicated and hardworking individual who took pride in his profession.
Visitation for Tom will be held on Tuesday, November 14, 2023, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at Hodapp Funeral Home, located at 8815 Cincinnati Columbus Rd., West Chester, Ohio
. A Christian burial and military ceremony will follow at Oak Hills Cemetery, located at 11200 Princeton Pike, Cincinnati, Ohio
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Tom's honor to the Cincinnati Veterans Hospital. The family greatly appreciates any donations made in his memory.
Hodapp Funeral Home in West Chester, Ohio, is assisting the family with the funeral arrangements.