After a long and hard battle with liver and brain cancer, Raymond “Ray” Logan, 65, passed from this life Sunday Aug. 14, 2016 at noon. Ray was born Sept. 1, 1950, to Junior and Vivian Logan in Adrian, Mich. On Dec. 9, 1995, he married Theresa Naivar Logan.
After 28 years with the United States Army, Ray retired and worked for Williams Fence, and Northrup Grunman. Through this time he worked on the Ding Dong Ranch and Donkey Spa, along with Theresa, they enjoyed many happy moments working on their land and the home they so dearly loved. He also enjoyed traveling in their RV each summer, to get away from the Texas heat and discovering the beauty of the United States of America. Ray and Theresa worked as volunteers at several North Dakota State Parks acting as the camp host for camping sessions. When not on the road, Ray enjoyed his family and his grandchildren, baking special desserts and Christmas treats for family and friends, cooking award-winning pots of chili, and judging BBQ cook-offs.
Ray is survived by his wife, Theresa; daughter, Samie Gentles and husband Jamie; sons, Clayton Logan and wife Katelyn, Joe Komandosky and wife Christine, and Scott Komandosky and wife Kirsten; grandchildren, Aidan Logan, Lily Gentles, Adam Komandosky, Justin Komandosky, Olivia Komandosky, Paul Yevcak, Nick Yevcak, Sadey Komandosky, and Alyssa Komandosky; one great-grandson, Abel Yevcak; brothers, Dick (Audrey) Logan, Tom (Jeannie) Logan, David (Terri) Logan, Roger (Barb) Logan, Bob (Donna) Logan and Gary (Joyce) Logan; sisters, Brenda (David) Dixon and Bonnie Logan; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; his father-in-law; and mother-in-law.
A visitation was held from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday Aug. 21, 2016, at Crawford Bowers Funeral Home, Killeen, Texas. A celebration of life service was held 9:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 22, 2016, also at the funeral home.
Interment followed at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
A special thank you to Gary and Joyce Logan for their endless time and love, given in our time of need.
Memorials may be made in Ray’s name to the American Cancer Society. Please visit www.crawfordbowersfuneralhome.com for online tributes.
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