Lee Ray O'Haver


Lee R. O'Haver Jr., 72, of Rawlings, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2019, at his stepdaughter's home.
Born May 5, 1947, in Rawlings, Lee was the son of the late Lee R. O'Haver and Laura (Crabtree) O'Haver. He was proceeded in death by his brother, John W. O'Haver; his sister, Alma Van Pelt; and brother-in-laws, Harold Van Pelt Sr., Russell Haggerty and Mark Rizer.
Lee is survived by his companion of 28 years, Kim Ritchie, of Cumberland; his children, Jason O'Haver, Jeanna O'Haver, and Jamie (Ashley) O'Haver; his former wife and mother of his children, Patricia O'Haver; his stepchildren, Jennifer Evans, Jeremy Dayton, Joedy (Paul) Fazenbaker, and Laura (Justin) Brooks with whom he resided until his death.
Lee was the proud grandfather of 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren. Lee also leaves behind his brother, Charles (Joyce) O'Haver, and sisters, Virginia Haggerty, Inez (Robert) Dolly, Joby (Jerry) Hanlin, and Brenda Rizer.
Lee will be known for his love of singing, joking, and compassion for others. He loved the outdoors, tinkering with junk, and Westerns. He loved John Wayne and Old Country Music. He was known to bring a smile to everyone's face. He will be missed by many that loved him.
No funeral arrangements are made at this time. Lee had donated his body to science.
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Published on July 6, 2019
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Leah Hadley Myers
Jul 11, 2019
Jeanna O'Haver I am so sorry to learn of your father's passing. Hugs to you and your family. Prayers for strength and courage at this difficult time.
Peachie (Butts) Rounds
Jul 08, 2019
Classmate of Lee at Bruce High School.
Great guy. Condolences to his family.
RIP, Dear friend and classmate.
Jeff Tammy Taya Tyler Miller
Jul 08, 2019
Uncle Lee you are a special person. Your memories will stay with us forever. You will be missed my friend
Dolly (Billie) Roby Parker
Jul 07, 2019
So sorry . Prayers for family. I was raised with Lee. But after I married a Air Force man, I didn’t get home real often. I’ve missed a lot .
Carrie Kenney
Jul 07, 2019
RIP my friend. You will be missed by all that knew you
Nut and Melinda Evans
Jul 07, 2019
Condolences Jamie, Hunter and Meghan. Your families are in our prayers.
Keith Weir
Jul 07, 2019