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Raymond J. Brex


Service: 3:00pm Sat. June 2nd, 2018
Location: Conroy Funeral Home

BREX, Raymond J., 90, of Springfield died peacefully May 30, 2018 after a brief illness. He was born in Springfield on August 28, 1927, son of William F. and Helen Brex. He was a lifetime member of St. Bernard Church. He is survived by his wife of 69 years, Donna (Addis); 5 children: Timothy, Teresa (Gary), Terry (Sheila), Tina (Darryl) Wilburn and Thom (Jennifer); 10 Grandchildren: Jennifer, Briana (Ryan), Smita Emily (Dustin), Jonathan, Moira, Julian, Vincent, Tyson, Terra and Roger; and 6 great-grandchildren, in addition to several brothers/sisters-in-law. He was Uncle Ray to 56 nieces/nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, a brother, William C., and a granddaughter, Amanda. He retired from Navistar after 34 years, and was a member of the UAW Local 402. He played in The Springfield and Kettering Banjo Bands where he entertained many with both his banjo and spoon playing. More importantly, he was a devoted husband, father and very proud and doting Grandpa. Visitation will be held at CONROY FUNERAL HOME on Saturday, June 2 from 2:00-3:00 p.m. with service following at 3:00 p.m. Burial will be held at St. Bernard Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the Second Harvest Food Bank.
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Tina, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We are so sorry for your loss.

- Eddie & Roma Cress, Friday June 1st, 2018

May peace and comfort find you at this difficult time.

- Thomas and Marie Hammons, Friday June 1st, 2018

Terry, our condolences to you and your family. It is never easy to lose a parent, no matter what the circumstances. Know that your father will live forever in your hearts and memories. We wish you comfort and peace during this difficult time.

- Vivian , Friday June 1st, 2018

Donna my dear neighbor I am so very sorry for the loss of Ray, we have both watched each others kids grow up and been friends and neighbors for many years. Prayers for you and your family my friend. We will all miss Ray in the neighborhood, he was an inspiration

- Sally Price, Friday June 1st, 2018

Uncle Ray was my God Father. I am so sorry to hear about his passing. Love and hugs to my Brex cousins and to Aunt Donna.

- Brenda Kiskis Elliott, Friday June 1st, 2018

Tina and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are all in my thoughts and prayers. I loved reading about your father in the obituary, especially the part about him playing the banjo and spoons. I will be in touch soon.

- Karen Bucci, Friday June 1st, 2018

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