Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Rayman E. Mollencopf

Rayman E. Mollencopf, age 72, of Tiro, died Thursday, April 3, 2014 at his home.

He was born June 16, 1941 in Bucyrus, the son of the late Percy and S. Leona (Borts) Mollencopf. Ray served his country in the United States Army.  A hard worker, Ray farmed and worked at the Timken Roller Bearing Plant in Bucyrus for 30 years. After his retirement he drove a propane truck for Country Star. He was a member of Calvary United Church of Christ in Crestline where he was serving on the consistory. He was a former Auburn Township Trustee and was a member of the Crawford County Farm Bureau. Ray loved to go fishing and spending time with his granddaughters.

Rayman is survived by his wife, Carol (Phenicie) Mollencopf. They would have celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on October 3 of this year. Also surviving are his children: Christina (Joseph) Miller of Shiloh and Randall Mollencopf of Crestline; 3 granddaughters: June, Joy and Jamie Miller; a brother: Floyd (Liz) Mollencopf of Galion; a brother-in-law: Donald (Jane) Phenicie of New Washington; a sister-in-law: Maxine Phenicie; several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; 2 brothers: Alvin Mollencopf and John Mollencopf; a sister: Barbara Hopple; a brother-in-law: Daryl Phenicie; and a sister-in-law: Barbara Phenicie.

Friends and family are welcome on Sunday, April 6, 2014 from 2-6 PM at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 West Main Street, Shelby, where funeral services will be held on Monday at 10:30 AM with Rev. Gary Proietti officiating. Burial will be in Oakland Cemetery in Tiro. Memorial expressions may be made to Calvary United Church of Christ or to the Plymouth-Shiloh FFA Alumni.

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Memories & Condolence

  1. Ann Cooper says:

    Chris & Randy, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. My thoughts and prayers will be with you at this time.
    Ann Cooper, Pioneer Career & Technology Center

  2. Penny (Cotsamire) Kozsey says:

    Randy, so sorry to hear about your Father. Your family is in my prayers.


  3. Sheila Heiberger (Cahill) says:

    My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Keeping you all in our prayers.

  4. Dorothy Colcott says:

    Carol and family, so sorry to hear of Raymon’s passing. May God help you through this most difficult time. I’ll keep you in my prayers. Dorothy

  5. mary ann snow says:

    sorry for your lost. The family is in my prayers God bless your neighbor Mary Ann Snow and family

  6. Danny/Pam Lauer says:

    Carol and family we were very saddened to hear of Ray’s passing. He was always such a nice man. He will be missed by many. May God keep you in his loving arms during this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Danny and Pam

  7. Brad Baxter Family says:

    Carol,Chris and Randy, We were so sorry to hear that Raymond had passed away. Randy had told me how sick he had been. I have fond memories of Ray and I talking in our shop and everytime I saw him he would ask me what I was working on . He will be missed by many. Our hearts and prayers go out to your family.

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