Wednesday, June 27th, 2012
Ray Harper Schwartz, 92, of Warren County died June 21, 2012, at Mount Pleasant Retirement Village, Monroe.
He was born Aug. 15, 1919, in Dayton to Robert R. and Mary Snell Schwartz. His wife, Anna, is deceased.
Surviving are a son, Dr. Robert (Lisa) Schwartz, Washington Court House; four daughters, Sara Jean (Joseph) Beiler, Celina, Mary Ann Terry, Lebanon, Barbara Jane (Steve) Vandeventer-Adams, Lebanon, and Susan Marie (Jack) Martin, Trenton; 11 grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
One son-in-law, Herman Terry, is deceased.
A longtime farmer, he had served on the Warren County Fair Board for more than 50 years. He was a member of Lebanon Presbyterian Church, Lebanon Free & Accepted Masons, the Warren County Farmers Club and the U.S. Trotting Association. He was a 1937 graduate of Lebanon High School, a 1941 graduate of Ohio State University with a bachelor's degree in agriculture and a U.S. Army veteran of World War II.
Services were 11 a.m. Monday at the church with burial at Miltonville Cemetery.
Contributions may be made to the church, Fayette County Harness Horseman's Association or Honor Flight.
Condolences may be left at www.hoskinsfh.com