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Raistlin "Ray" Mathew Ross

November 24, 2001 ~ May 6, 2021 (age 19)

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SALEM - Raistlin "Ray" Mathew Ross, 19, passed away Thursday, May 6, 2021 at Salem Regional Medical Center. Raistlin, affectionately known as Ray, was born on November 24, 2001, the son of Justin Ross and Jamie Garrod.

Growing up, Ray was very athletic. He was very good at baseball and soccer. He also enjoyed showing sheep in 4-H.

He is survived by his mother, Jamie Garrod of Salem; his father, Justin Ross of Tennessee; his stepfather, Robert Price of Salem; three stepsisters, Payton, Vanessa, and Lillian Price; grandparents, Patricia Myers and Charlene and Ed Farmer. He also leaves behind, Fred Eaton III, who was like a grandfather figure, as well as a host of aunts and uncles.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather, Ronald Garrod.

Friends and family will be received Monday, May 10, 2021 at Stark Memorial from 5:00-7:00 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 7:00 p.m. with certified celebrant Daniel P. Madden officiating. Please adhere to social distancing and bring your own mask.

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May 10, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Stark Memorial Funeral Home
1014 E. State St.
Salem, OH 44460

Funeral Service
May 10, 2021

7:00 PM
Stark Memorial Funeral Home
1014 E. State St.
Salem, OH 44460


Donations c/o Stark Memorial
P.O. Box 748, Salem OH 44460
Tel: 1-330-332-5139

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