Cancer Assistance of Williams County


Raymond P. Koch, age 66, of Bryan, Ohio, passed away at 10:55 A.M. on Friday, June 19, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Ray retired from Spangler Candy Company and had also worked at Mohawk and Ferguson Tools. After he retired, he worked at CE Electronics until his passing. Ray had been a member of the Jaycees in Montpelier, Ohio, and was a member of the Williams County Fair Board and Williams County Conservation Club. He enjoyed hunting, fly fishing, flying remote control airplanes, woodworking and repairing old Volkswagens with his former father-in-law, Bill Tait.

Raymond P. Koch was born on April 7, 1954, in Bryan, the son of James C. and Marie G. (Creamer) Koch. He married Josey M. Potter on February 7, 1998, in Pioneer, Ohio, and she survives.

Ray is also survived by his son, Erin (Jenni) Koch, of Alvordton, Ohio; grandchildren, Cody Koch, of Edon, Ohio, and Zoe Koch, of Pioneer; great- granddaughters, Emerlee Koch and Ivee Altaffer, both of Edon; brother, James (Grace) Koch II, of Edgerton, Ohio; and sisters, Geri Cliffton, of Bryan, Florence (Roger) Patrick, of Edgerton, Karen (Al) Wade, of Montpelier, and Jackie (Alan) Ordway, of Edgerton. He was preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Brenda Smith and Barb Knapp.

A gathering celebrating Ray’s life will be held on Saturday, July 11, 2020, at the Williams Center Community Building from 2:00-5:00 P.M. Krill Funeral Home, 860 West Mulberry Street, Bryan, has been entrusted with the services.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are requested to the Fresenius Dialysis Center, 537 West High Street, Bryan, Ohio 43506.