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Stanley Ray Limbrick, 75, of Bowling Green went home to be with our Lord on Tuesday, May 20, 2008.
He was affectionately known to those dearest to him as "Ray Ray." He waged a courageous battle with multiple myeloma. Though he lost the battle, he has victory.
Mr. Limbrick was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War. He spent many years in the industrial engineering field while at the FMC plant and General Products. Following his engineering career, he spent 35 years as a retail merchant in Bowling Green.
Mr. Limbrick was the son of the late Stanley and Josephine Morris Limbrick. He also was preceded in death by his special brother, Reggie.
Survivors include his wife, best friend and business partner, Ruth Limbrick; seven children, Gary Limbrick and his wife, Cathy, of Stafford County, Jerry Limbrick of Spotsylvania County, Debra Morgan and her husband, Keith, of Spotsylvania, Penny Chenault and her husband, David, of Bowling Green, Mark Gaines of Bowling Green, Karen Doane and her husband, Butch, of Williamsburg, and Kathy Britt and her husband, Richard, of Bowling Green; an "adopted" daughter, Betty Ann Fortune and her husband, Jimmy, of Woodford; 14 grandchildren, Kimberly DeBernard, John Gaines, Kristy Morgan, Eric Chenault, David Gaines, Katie Morgan, Jamie Limbrick, Ashley Doane, Danielle Canavan, Steven Chenault, Matthew Limbrick, Alicia Britt, Tyler Limbrick and Tyler Doane; two "adopted" grandchildren, Michael and Justin Fortune; and four great-grandchildren, Ryland, Taylor and Kameron DeBernard and Michael Brown.
A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 23, at Bowling Green Baptist Church. Burial will follow in Lakewood Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, May 22, at Storke Funeral Home, Bowling Green.
Donations may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation, 383 Main Ave., 5th Floor, Norwalk, Conn. 06851.
Sign register book online at storkefuneralhome.com.