Ray S. Borland, 94

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Ray S. Borland, 94

Ray S. Borland, 94, of Carrollton, passed away on Dec 7, 2023.

Born on Dec 11, 1928 near Dellroy, Ohio, he was a son of the late George and Verna (Little) Borland. He was a 1946 graduate of Dellroy High School and a Veteran of the Korean War, 101st Airborne. He retired from Huebner Chevrolet in 1994 where he was Parts Manager.

Ray was loved by his family and friends and through out his life never met a stranger. He married the love of his life Donna L. McCort on Nov 22, 1950 at Camp Breckinridge, Kentucky. Together they had one son, Ray (Rick) S. Borland Jr.

Ray was a member of the New Harrisburg Presbyterian Church, Dellroy American Legion Post 475, Cast Iron Seat Collector’s Association, Carroll County Antique Collector’s Club and Northeast Ohio Two Cylinder Club. He restored a John Deere H tractor shortly after retirement and enjoyed demonstrating it on pop bottles.

Ray is survived by his loving wife, Donna; son, Rick (Susan) Borland; four grandchildren, Erica (Matt) Zeedyk of Dover, Desta (Matt Cupp) Borland of Gahanna, Beth Ann Zimmerman of Canonsburg, PA, and Katy Borland of Akron; and five great grandchildren, Carter, Abigail and Elyse Zeedyk, and Cailyn and Tristan Cupp. He is also survived by one brother, Wilbur Borland of Orange City, Florida.

Preceding him in death, along with his parents, were four brothers; i.e., Ralph, Lester, Donald and Joe.

A graveside memorial service will be held at a future date for family and friends.

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