Ray McDowel Stokes, 67, of Strasburg, Virginia, died Wednesday, February 27, 2013, at his residence.
Mr. Stokes was born January 23, 1946 in Shenandoah County, Virginia, the son of the late Walter Lee Stokes and Ethel McDowel Smith Stokes.
He was an auto body and fender repairman at Roy's Auto Body in Stephens City, Virginia.
He was a member of the Masonic Lodge, Strasburg, Virginia.
He married L. Mae Stokes on April 6, 1964 in Shenandoah County, Virginia. Mrs. Stokes died on September 26, 2007.
Surviving is a daughter, Mary Elizabeth Stokes Feathers of Strasburg, VA; a son, Jeffery Allen Stokes of Strasburg, VA; four brothers, Donald David Stokes of Winchester, VA, Charles William Stokes, Sr. of Strasburg, VA, Walter Eugene Stokes of Strasburg, VA and Roy Lee Stokes of Stephens City, VA; and three grandchildren, Kristin Feathers Garrett, Michael Allen Stokes and Randy Levi Stokes.
His brother, Kenneth Edward Stokes, preceded him in death.
A memorial service will be held 7:00 p.m. Monday, March 4, 2013, at Enders & Shirley Funeral Home Chapel, Stephens City, with Rev. Ron Sheckels officiating. Burial will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to Blue Ridge Hospice, 333 W. Cork Street, Winchester, VA 22601.
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