Raymond William Dellinger

Raymond William Dellinger, 88, of Hudson Cross Roads, departed his earthly life on Thursday, November 20, 2014 at Greenfield Assisted Living of Woodstock.  Mr. Dellinger was born November 16, 1926 in Hudson Cross Roads, Virginia, son of the late Mark B. Dellinger and Lottie Frye Dellinger.

The funeral will be conducted Sunday, November 23, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Cross Road’s Baptist Bible Church in Mt. Jackson, Virginia by Pastor Phillip Speicher.  Burial will be at Hudson Cross Roads Cemetery.

Mr. Dellinger was married to Betty Jean Good Dellinger for 63 years, who survives him.  He is also survived by his daughter, Candace Dellinger Hottel and husband, Philip and grandson, Zachary Lee Hottel of Woodstock.  He is also survived by one brother, Elwood Ritenour and wife, Loretta, of Lexington, South Carolina.  He was predeceased by one sister, Louise Dellinger Looney, and one brother, Mervin Dellinger.

Mr. Dellinger served as Specialist Third Class AUS in the United States Army and retired from Aileen, Inc. after twenty years of employment.  His life’s passion was farming his home place his entire life.  Mr. Dellinger was a charter member of Orkney Springs Fire and Rescue Department and a member of Hudson Cross Roads Men’s Group and a faithful member of Cross Roads Baptist Bible Church.

Pallbearers will be Zachary Hottel, William Good, Terry Looney, Kristen Looney, Elwood Ritenour, and Keith Zirkle and honorary pallbearers will be Hudson Cross Roads Men’s Group.  The family will receive friends on Saturday, November 22 from 7:00-8:30 p.m. at Dellinger Funeral Home in Mt. Jackson, Virginia.

The family would like to extend their deepest appreciation to Greenfield Assisted Living Facility for their compassionate care shown to Raymond and his family.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to:  Hudson Cross Roads Cemetery Fund  c/o Janet Baker, 550 Hawkins Road, Mt. Jackson, Virginia 22842.

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