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Raymond "Ray" Lubbers


Service: 11:00am Mon. July 24th, 2017
Location: St. Bernard Catholic Church

Lubbers, Ray, 89, of Springfield passed away on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 in his residence. Ray was born on February 9, 1928 in Springfield, Ohio to Paul L. and Emma (Knese) Lubbers. He had been employed as Part Owner/Operator for Reco Sporting Goods for over 30 years and later worked for Fenton Foundry Supply as a Controller for 21 years. Ray was a member of St. Bernard Catholic Church and 1951 graduate of Wittenberg University. He was a member of K of C # 624, a scorekeeper for Catholic Central High School basketball for over 60 years, and a United States Army Korean War Veteran. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Patricia K. (Kelly) Lubbers; daughter, Kristin (Jay) Calme of Ft. Thomas, KY; two grandchildren, Ryan and Megan Calme and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his son, Kevin, in 2001, and two sisters, Nancy Duckwall and Mary Jane Williams. Visitation will be held on Sunday from 2:00pm-4:00pm at the CONROY FUNERAL HOME. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00am on Monday in St. Bernard Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Bernard Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Catholic Central Schools Boosters, St. Bernard Catholic Church or Hospice of the Miami Valley, 1948 N. Limestone St., Springfield, OH 45503.
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My thoughts and prayers go out to Patty, Kristen and the family. Ray was a very good man.

- Cheryl Brickman , Monday July 24th, 2017

My sincere condolences to the Lubbers family. Mr Lubbers was always so kind and humble. He always had a smile on his face. Prayers to you. Heaven received another angel.

- Lisa (Massie) Stevens, Monday July 24th, 2017

patty you have my sympathy,he was a great guy my thoughts and prayers for your family.

- billy powell, Sunday July 23rd, 2017

We are so sorry for your loss. We love you all.

- The Dorseys, Saturday July 22nd, 2017

Mr. Lubbers was such a kind and friendly person. Always had a calming effect on me when playing at home at CCHS basketball. We loved his allegiance to the team and his tireless support of the basketball program. Our loss heavens gain.

- Jeremy Johnson, Saturday July 22nd, 2017

Our love and prayers are with you Patty, Kristen, Jay, Megan and Ryan. Ray was such a wonderful and kind gentleman. He will be missed by so many whose lives he has touched. George & Carole Belcher

- Carole Belcher, Friday July 21st, 2017

So sorry for your loss, Kristin. Our deepest sympathies to you and your family on the passing of a wonderful man. May loving memories comfort you today and beyond.

- Jim Tinker , Friday July 21st, 2017

He was such a sweet and kind man. So very sorry for the loss of such a wonderful man.

- Teresa Herzog, Friday July 21st, 2017

So very sorry for your loss. Ray will always be remembered as a sweet kind man so dedicated to his family and his Church

- Jim and Maureen Beatty, Friday July 21st, 2017

I am so sorry to hear of Rays passing. I have very fond memories of him. May he rest in peace. Kim Kelly Ireland x

- Kim Kelly , Friday July 21st, 2017

My thoughts and prayers are with you Patty, Kristen and family. Ray was a great role model for everyone. He was a very kind person to everyone he met. Ray will be missed. God Bless.

- Carmelita Stephenson, Friday July 21st, 2017

Patty and Kristin our prayers are with you at this difficult time. Ray was such a nice and kind man. He will be missed by everyone who knew him. RIP Ray....

- Sean and Elaine Doane, Thursday July 20th, 2017

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