RAY “ROLLY” HARNED, 69, of Tuscola, IL passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 at Carle Foundation Hospital in Urbana, IL.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Friday, June 15, 2018 at the Edwards Funeral Home, 221 East Main St. in Arcola, IL.
Ray was born on January 15, 1949 at Kirby Hospital in Monticello, IL to Kennie and Peggy (Koebel) Harned. He married Becky Hendrickson on October 15, 1983 in Arthur, IL. She survives.
Along with his wife, Ray leaves three sons, Scott (Laci) Harned, and their daughters Larissa Lou and Liana Lou, Brad Harned and his son Paul, and Kipp Harned; one brother Jerry (Cheryl) Harned; two sisters Kenna Harned and Jill Cunningham; one sister-in-law, Vickie (Pete) Anderson; four nephews, James (Rachel) Taylor, Ryan (Megan) Cunningham, Cole (Jerilynne) Cunningham and Blake Harned; one niece, Amber (Terry) Traster; one great-nephew, Dylan Woodyatt; and two great-nieces, Calleigh and Jensen Rae Cunningham.
He was preceded in death by his parents, a daughter-in-law, Jamie Harned and a brother-in-law, Kent Taylor.
Ray was an Air Force Veteran of the Vietnam War, having served from 1968-1972, traveling and working on C -130 planes. He retired from Cabot Corporations in Tuscola, IL after 35 years in maintenance and as a chemical worker.
Ray enjoyed playing Santa in his younger days, boating, especially in the Ozarks, watching NASCAR and general hospital, spending time with his family, and playing with his dog Maggi.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society or the American Diabetes Association.