Raymond L. Yingling
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YINGLING Raymond L. Yingling, age 74, of Sandusky, OH, died on Tuesday, January 19, 2010 at his residence in Sandusky, following a lengthy illness. He was born on September 8, 1935 in Carey, OH to Robert and Adefern (Laney) Yingling. He married Phyllis J. Vaughn on June 8, 1957, and she survives. Mr. Yingling served his country in the United States Marine Corp. from 1953-1956. He worked as a Major with the Ohio State Highway Patrol for 31 years, until his retirement in 1987. He was a member of the Columbus Avenue United Methodist Church, the Masonic Lodge, Provost Unit and Science Lodge. Raymond is survived by his wife of 52 years, Phyllis Yingling, Sandusky, OH; son, Joseph V. (Judith A.) Yingling, Sandusky, OH; twin sisters, Lana (Tom) Egbert, Mt. Blanchard, OH and Leah (Danny) Cutchell, Sycamore, OH; brothers, Richard (Judy) Yingling, St. Louis, MO and Dennis (Karen) Yingling, Carey, OH. He was preceded in death by his parents Robert and Adefern Yingling and son Jeffery Ray Yingling in 1976. Family and friends may call on Friday, January 22, 2010 from 6-9 p.m. in the GROFF FUNERAL HOME, 1607 E. Perkins Ave., Sandusky, OH and on Saturday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. in the Columbus Ave. United Methodist Church, 2401 Columbus Ave., Sandusky. Pastor Barbara Stephens-Rich will officiate. A Masonic Lodge of Sorrow will be conducted at 6:30 p.m. on Friday evening. Interment will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Bucyrus, OH. Memorial contributions may be made to Columbus Avenue United Methodist Church or Heartland Hospice, Fremont, OH. Online condolences may be shared with his family at www.grofffuneralhomes.com

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Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 21, 2010.
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January 24, 2010
Dear Phyllis and family,
Martha sent us the obituary yesterday. Joe & I send our deepest sympathy.
I'm sorry we couldn't be there in person.
Joanne & Joe Mahlie
Joanne Mahlie
January 22, 2010
Dear Phyllis and family,

Ray will be missed by all who had the pleasure to work and visit with him.

God bless you,

Del and Sharon Dunlap
January 22, 2010
Dear Phyllis and Joe:

I'm so very sorry to hear of Ray's death. Ray was one of my hero's, and I looked up to him with great admiration during my career with the Highway Patrol. He was one of the most competent of administrators, and certainly made the Patrol a better place for having served. His sense of humor was unequaled. Ray - Have a wonderous and exciting journey.
Ron Thompson
January 21, 2010
Dear Mrs. Yingling and Joseph,

Please accept my deepest sympathy.
I had the pleasure of working with Mr. Yingling @ the BMV. His professional guidance assisted me in improving my professional status, and his kindness will always be remembered in my heart.
May God Bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Sincerely,
Donna Cook
January 21, 2010
Phyllis,

May the love of God surround you during this time of sorrow.
You're in our thoughts and prayers.

With sympathy, Larry and Ruth Bigler
January 21, 2010
Dear Mrs. Yingling and Joseph,
I wish to express my deepest sympathy. It was a privilege to have known Mr. Yingling, and I will never forget the friendliness and kindness he extended to me. His passing will be mourned by many of us who were privileged to work with him at the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles.
Most Sincerely,
Jamie Bryan
January 21, 2010
Dear Mrs. Yingling and Family,

Our sincere sympathy in the passing of your husband, Raymond. We gratefully acknowledge his service to our country so that we can embrace the freedom we have today.

Sincerely,
Buckeye Military Moms, Chapter 9
Blue Star Mothers
Columbus, OH
January 21, 2010
A man I greatly admire. He was one of my mentors during my time with the OSP. Phyllis - Sandy and I share your sorrow but rejoice that Ray has gone to join our Lord and Saviour in Heaven.

PJ and Sandy Rapp
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