Raymond Paul Schaefer, 67, passed away September 21, 2017 surrounded by his family at the U. of L. Hospital in Kentucky.
Ray was born October 18, 1949 to the late Raymond P. and Genevieve (Switzer) Schaefer in Evansville, Indiana.
He was a 1967 graduate of Tell City High School and married Cathy Sue (Hearst) Schaefer on November 29, 1986.
Ray enjoyed woodworking, spending time with his family, and being outdoors. He was a member of the Knights of Columbus. Ray retired from Lincoln Hills Development Corporation in 2015.
He is survived by his wife, Cathy; his children, Alan (Ashley) Schaefer of Elberfeld, Elizabeth (Rusty) Oeth of Elberfeld, and Isaac (Morgan) Schaefer of Derby; his siblings, Charles (Sena) Schaefer of Columbia, KY, W. Clay Schaefer of Richardson, Texas, Mary (James) Basham of Cloverport, KY, and Kenny (Regina) Schaefer of Tell City. He was blessed with 3 grandchildren, Trenton, Marissa, and Kenzie Schaefer. Another grandson is expected in February.
Funeral Services will be held at 10 am Saturday, September 23 at St. Paul Catholic Church with burial following in St. Mary Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be from 2 – 7 pm Friday, September 22 and Saturday from 8:30 – 9:45 am at Zoercher-Gillick Funeral Home.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Paul Catholic Church Mission Trip or to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.