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Raymond Dewey Moorehead, 87, of Poplar St., Westernport, passed away Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017, at Western Maryland Regional Medical Center, Cumberland.
Born Dec. 8, 1929, in Piedmont, W.Va., he was the son of the late Dewey Howard and Ethel (Weimer) Moorehead. He was also preceded in death by a great-granddaughter, Ally Lease in 2004.
Ray was a graduate of Bruce High School. He retired from the A & P Supermarket with 35 years of service. After retiring, he worked for 20 years at Kenny's Market in Westernport. He was a life-long member and served in many capacities of the Westernport Church of the Brethren. In keeping with his service to his fellow man, he had donated over 15 gallons of blood to the American Red Cross. Ray was well known for being an avid runner. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, gardening and football, having been a Baltimore Ravens fan.
He leaves behind his wife, Geraldine "Judy" Moorehead; a son, David Moorehead; his daughters, Linda Cleveland, Dianne Hughes and Frank Moscariello; and a sister, Norma Lee Broadwater. He is also survived by his grandchildren, Jenny Lease and husband, Scott, Ryan Cleveland and wife, Abby, Andrea Cleveland and Will Hanlin, Brooks Hughes and Hosheanna Hicks; his great-grandchildren, Avry Lease, Macie Cleveland and Emry Cleveland.
As per Ray's request, he was cremated.
There will be no visitation or services.
The family extends special thanks to the staffs at Potomac Valley Hospital, Keyser, W.Va., and Western Maryland Regional Medical Center for the compassionate care given to Ray during his time there.
Words of comfort may be expressed to the family at boalfh.com.
Published on September 18, 2017
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