Ray A. Henthorn, 79, 3641 Central Ave., Shadyside, [OH], died Friday, Aug. 6, 1999 at Ohio Valley Medical Center, Wheeling, [WV]. He was born Nov. 30, 1919 in Cameron, [OH], a son of the late John and Alice (Boughner) Henthorn.
He was a retired employee of Wheeling-Pittsburgh Steel Corp., Yorkville Plant, attended Lincoln Avenue United Methodist Church, Shadyside, a member of Beallsville Masonic Lodge and an Army veteran of World War II.
In addition to his parents, he was preceeded in death by three sisters, Wanda Lee Henthorn, Sarah Atkinson and Ada Mae Root.
Surviving are his wife, Marjorie Conner Henthorn, a son John of Shadyside, two daughters, Ellen Brooks of Washington Court House and Linda Messimer of Salem; a brother Paul Henthorn of Woodsfield, five grandchildren; a great grandchild.
Friends will be received at the Bauknecht Funeral Home, Shadyside, today 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. where services will be held Monday at 1 p.m. with the Rev. Kurt Landerholm officiating. Burial follows in Powhatan Cemetery, Powhatton Point.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Shadyside E-Squad 4210 Central Avenue, Shadyside Ohio 43947 or the Lincoln Avenue Methodist Church Memorial Fund, 3838 Lincoln Ave, Shadyside, Ohio 43947.
(Source: unknown and undated newspaper - furnished by Ruth Shuck)