Raymond Fredrick Fluharty
MCCONNELSVILLE: Raymond Fredrick Fluharty, 64, of McConnelsville passed away suddenly at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, November 28,2012 as a result of an accident near his home.
He was born May 7,1948 in Zanesville to the late Raymond Lewis Fluharty and Alice Scott Fluharty. Fred was a 1966 graduate of the Malta & McConnelsville High School and was an Army
veteran of the Vietnam War
where he received the Purple Heart
. He was a retired boilermaker and a member of the Boilermaker Local #105. Fred was a life member of the D.A.V. and was a member of the V.F.W
. Post # 4713 of Malta.
He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Patti Jean Cordray Fluharty; a daughter, Jennifer (Dave) Chochola of Tallmadge; a son, Chad (Theresa) Fluharty of Marysville; five grandchildren, Luke and Riley Chochola, Haden,Hannah and Madison Fluharty; a sister, Kim Work of Duncan Falls; six brothers, David Fluharty of Deavertown, Gregg Fluharty of Port Charlotte, Fl., Gary Fluharty of McConnelsville, Randall Fluharty of Athens, Mark Fluharty of Lafferty, and Austin Fluharty of Malta.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter, Carrie Alice Fluharty; and tow sisters, Nancy Reeder and Sharon Gray.
Calling hours will be 2:00-4:00 & 6:00-8:00 p.m. Friday, November 30,2012 at the Miller-Huck Funeral Home in McConnelsville where funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 1, 2012 with Rev. Jennifer Johnston-Baker officiating. Fred will be laid to rest in McConnelsville Cemetery with military honors provivded by the Morgan County Veterans Group. Fred required little but loved much.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Kate Love Simpson Library, 358 E. Main St., McConnelsville, Ohio 43756 or to the M. & M. Fire Dept., 77 S. 4th St., McConnelsville, Ohio 43756. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.miller-huck.com