E. Ray Younce

August 12, 1947 - October 28, 2020

E. Ray Younce, 73, a resident of Cape Coral, FL, since 2015, formerly of Middleburgh, NY, passed away Wednesday, October 28, 2020, in Cape Coral. He was born August 12, 1947, in Wabash, IN, to Burvia and Ruth (Highley) Younce, now deceased.

He was a 1965 graduate of Southwood High School in Wabash, IN, and received bachelors and masters degrees from Ball State University. After graduation, he taught high school business in Ohio and finished his career as Senior Vice President of Operations at Lake City Bank in Warsaw. He was a member of the Warsaw Jaycees and Warsaw High School Tiger Club Board. In his free time, he liked to garden, bake and cook, spend time with friends and family, and collect fine china. He loved entertaining with Barry, in New York, at Thanksgiving.

He is survived by his loving children Michael Younce (Ann Marie) of Superior, CO, and Emily Kennedy (Ryan) of Valparaiso, IN; brother Jerry Younce of Wabash, IN; partner Barry Muldoon of Cape Coral, FL; as well as four grandchildren: Matthew Younce, Alexandra Younce, Cade Kennedy, and Ian Kennedy. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by brother, Doyle Younce, of Kokomo, IN.

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. Details to be announced via www.MullinsMemorial.com.

Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.

Guestbook

  1. Jim Farnan Nov 5, 2020 at 1:28 pm

    Great guy! I worked with Ray for a number of years at BC….RIP Ray!

  2. Marianne Briscoe Nov 5, 2020 at 2:50 pm

    Always liked Ray ( knew him back when we all called him Elvin ). Will continue to keep family in prayer for your comfort and peace in the days ahead.

  3. Jane Ann (Shaw)Sarber Nov 5, 2020 at 5:21 pm

    Sincere sympathy to the Younces, with whom we spent many wonderful family times together. My Grandpa Darby loved Jerry! My family went to Doyle’s college to get him for a family emergency, and I got lost in their cornfields! Graduated with E Ray and Joanie and send hugs to all. Love, Jane Ann (SHAW) Sarber, Winter Haven FL.

  4. Loretta Kessler Nov 5, 2020 at 8:58 pm

    My sincere condolences to each of you. I grew up down the road from Elvin Ray, great times together always laughing and joking around, Will remember the awesome times at church camp and the time we tried to sneak out of the tents at night, we girls got caught but the guys planned their escape well, they stayed up in the lodge all night eating and playing games.
    RIH dear friend.

  5. Marti (Miller) Dillman Nov 8, 2020 at 7:03 am

    Love and prayers for E. Ray’s family. So many of my fondest memories include him with twelve years in school and fun times in youth group. He was a caring person with a delightful sense of humor. Rest in peace, my friend.

  6. carolyn and bob wulliman Nov 9, 2020 at 7:36 pm

    We knew Ray through the booster club in Warsaw. He helped my daughter, Diane, get a job at Lake City Bank when she returned home after college. We had so much fun with him. I am so glad he was able to enjoy his life after he left here. We missed him. Our best wishes to his children and to Barry.

  7. Dorothy Anderson Nov 15, 2020 at 12:45 pm

    Ray was the kindest man. He will be missed. I send my condolences to his family and friends.

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