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Ray L. Lodwig


Ray L. Lodwig passed away in the early morning hours on Saturday, May 17. He was 66.

Ray was born in Marion, Ohio, to John and Margaret Lodwig. He has one sister, L. Lynne (Rev. Jack Maxim), and one brother, John T. (Sherry). He graduated from Harding High School in 1965 and attended the University of Dubuqe in Iowa, after which he spent time as a VISTA volunteer in South Carolina. 

A long-time resident of Greene County, Ray spent 30 years working for the Department of Job and Family Services as a social worker, finishing out his tenure as the JOBS Coordinator before retiring in 2003.

Ray is survived by the love of his life, Jack Harding, and their three sons, Michael, Thomas and Matthew.

A memorial service will be held this summer in Yellow Springs. Information will be available at a future date. Please contact after June 1 or feel free to send any notes or expressions of sympathy to: [email protected]

In lieu of flowers and gifts, please send contributions in honor of Ray to Hospice of Dayton: 324 Willmington Ave, Dayton, OH 45420,


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