Ray Gene Bobbitt

December 22, 2016

Ray Gene Bobbitt 69, of Frankfort, died at 10:41 a.m. Thursday, December 22, 2016 at his home.  He was born on June 8, 1947 in Rock Creek, OH and was raised by his mother and step father Gerald & Mary (Wolwein) Bobbitt Sharp.  Ray married Margaret I. Allen on September 16, 1966 and she survives. The Bobbitts moved from Ashtabula, OH to Frankfort in 1976.  Ray worked as a self-employed construction worker in Ohio and Frankfort.  He graduated from High School in Mansfield, OH.  Ray enjoyed music especially the Blues, Bluegrass and “Oldies”.  He also enjoyed cars, working in his garden and most of all spending time with his family and friends.  He was a loving father, grandfather and great grandfather.

Visitation and Services

Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, December 28, 2016 at the Goodwin Funeral Home. Friends may visit from 4-7 p.m. Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at the Bunnell Cemetery in Frankfort.

Survived by:

Wife: Margaret I. Bobbitt, 2 Sons: Ray G. (Wife, Holly) Bobbitt II and William “Billy” (Fiance, Mackenzie) Bobbitt, all of Frankfort, 1 Daughter: Kim S. Bobbitt of Frankfort, 1 Brother: Carl (Wife, Noreen) Mitcham of Booneville, IN, 5 Grandchildren: Kassie, Russell, Dakota, Eryka and Emma and 3 Great Grandchildren: Hadley, Keera and Kallee.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by 4 Brothers: Bob “Bear” May, Roy L. “Bub” Bobbitt, William “Wild Bill” Bobbitt and Fred “Rico” Mitcham. 1 Sister: Brenda “Katie” Workman and a Granddaughter: Gabrielle Rey Bobbitt.


Leave your Condolences

12 Condolences for “Ray Gene Bobbitt”

  1. Jeff and Meme Smith December 23, 2016 at 6:27 pm

    We have known him for a long time..great man. Our deepest sympathy to Magaret and family

  2. Bill an Paula Grimsley December 23, 2016 at 7:18 pm

    We are so sorry for your loss

  3. Rexanne Plumback December 23, 2016 at 10:46 pm

    So very sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers.

  4. Donna Toney December 24, 2016 at 8:42 am

    So sorry for your loss. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers. You are our family, too. See you when we get home. Love you all,

  5. Geri Crabtree December 24, 2016 at 10:42 am

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family. Many memories I will cherish as a little girl growing up with the Bobbitt’s. Ray will be sadly missed, love you all.

  6. Wayne & Barbara Walters Fausett and family December 24, 2016 at 11:49 am

    Margaret, Kim and Family

    We are sorry to see the obituary of your husband and father. We pray for you the peace of God, the comfort of Christ and the love of family and friends to uphold you during this time of sorrow.

  7. Chuck & Tamara Smith December 24, 2016 at 1:00 pm

    We are so sorry for the loss of Ray. He was a generous and open-hearted man who cared for many friends and opened his home to many in need. We will miss him an always remember his kindness.

  8. Melanie December 24, 2016 at 1:07 pm

    Thoughts and Prayers are with you all…and to his other two children Joel and Malynda who are also grieving

  9. Royce Bennett December 25, 2016 at 8:12 am

    Really nice guy. I looked up to Ray as a kid. Always loved riding in that black 56 chevy. Rest in peace Ray.

  10. Nancy McKinney December 25, 2016 at 11:20 am

    So sorry to hear about Ray…may God bless and keep you through your time of sorrow,

  11. Donnie December 27, 2016 at 5:59 am

    Rest in peace Ray, you was a good man. Sorry to hear about him, prayer with you all.

  12. Cindy Reeder December 27, 2016 at 12:24 pm

    Margaret, Ray, Billy, Kim and family,
    I was sorry to hear of Ray’s passing. Take comfort in your memories and welcome the prayers and support of your family and friends. May God wrap his loving arm around you and give you peace and comfort. Prayers being sent to you all.
    Cindy Reeder

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