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Elmer Ray Back

November 17, 1932 ~ July 7, 2020 (age 87)


Elmer Ray Back

Age 87, of Trotwood, passed away July 7, 2020 at Friendship Village. Elmer was born November 17, 1932 in Jackson, Kentucky to the late William Edgar & Myrtle Lula (Nickell) Back. In addition to his parents he was also preceded in death by his loving wife of 59 years, Peggy Lou (King) Back in 2012; sons, William Edgar “Will” Back & Steven Ray “Steve” Back, Sr.

Ray was a proud U.S. Army Veteran having served during the Korean Conflict where he was stationed in Alaska.  Ray was a retired G.S. worker having served for over 30 years retiring from Wright Patterson Air Force Base.

He was a member of Mystic Lodge # 405 F & AM, the Grand chapter of Royal Arch Masons, he was a Kentucky Colonel, a member of the VFW, and he was a 32 degree member of A.A.S.R. Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, USA.

Ray is survived by his daughter-in-law, Maria Back; three grandchildren, Steven Back, Nicholas Back & Elizabeth Back; and by one great grandchild, Carter Back.

Graveside services will be held at 11:30 a.m., Monday, July 13, at Woodland Cemetery, Dayton.

Morton & Whetstone Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.




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Graveside Service
July 13, 2020

11:30 AM
Woodland Cemetery, Dayton

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