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Melvin R. Wray, 72, of Lewistown, passed away at 7:10 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at Ohesson Manor.
Born Nov. 27, 1946, in Lewistown, he was a son of the late Charles Russell and Edna Leigh (Leister) Wray. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother and two sisters.
Melvin is survived by: his children, Barry Wray and wife, Amanda, of Lewistown, and Diana Miller, of McVeytown; grandchildren, Teri Himes and husband, Dairen, of McVeytown, and Dylan McKnight and companion, Taylor Snyder, of Lewistown; great-grandchildren, Rylan and Jayden Himes, of McVeytown; and a brother, Charles Herbert Wray and wife, Mary, of McClure.
He was a graduate of Chief Logan High School, Class of 1964.
He was most recently employed as a newspaper carrier for the Harrisburg Patriot News for ten years.
Melvin loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and loved his dogs.
Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Woodlawn, 200 N. Main St., Lewistown, is in charge of arrangements.
The family would like to convey special thanks and appreciation to the staff at Ohesson Manor for taking such wonderful care of Melvin.
Memorial contributions in Melvin's name may be made to: Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, PO Box 631, Lewistown, PA 17044-0631.
Heller-Hoenstine Funeral Homes, Inc.
P.O. Box 631, Lewistown PA 17044