Preceding Ray were his parents, his wife Paula A. Chaapel, his sister Marie Hoyels and his brothers, Vick George, and Fred Chaapel. Surviving Ray are his children, Ray H. Chaapel Jr. of Monroe, NC, Kitrina M. Chaapel of Macungie, PA, Kelli L. Chaapel of Lehighton, PA, his grandchildren Sebastian R. Rivera of Macungie, PA, Brianna N. Rivera of Corvallis, OR, Brittany L. Chaapel of Altoona, PA, great grandchildren Landon P. Bass of Altoona, PA, Elliana F. Barnes of Altoona, PA, his brother Stanley Chaapel of Canton, PA, his sister Pauline Chaapel of Canton, PA, and several nieces and nephews.
The service will take place at North Union Christian Church 15520 Rt. 414 Grover, PA on January 5th, 2018. Family visitation will take place from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. followed by the funeral service from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. with Pastor Duane Taylor officiating, and a military service at LeRoy Cemetery directly following the service.