MEYERSDALE — PLATTER – Orvis Ray, 96, died March 7, 2014, at Golden Living Center, Meyersdale. Born Dec. 29, 1917, son of the late Charles and Hannah Jane (Durst) Platter. Preceded in death by first wife, Bertha (Livengood) Platter; second wife, Letha (Schrader) Platter; stepgrandson, Steve Schrader; brothers and sisters, Irvin Platter, Martha (Platter) Broadwater, Oma (Platter) Resh, Lettie (Platter) Durst, Silas Platter, Elsie (Platter) Butler, Lula Platter, Lawrence Platter, Joseph Platter and Elroy Platter; and nephew, Glenn O. Butler, who lived with them until he married Jean (Hutzel) Butler. They have six children, Brenda, Connie, Glenn T., Diana, Jeff and Brian. Jeff was very special and helped care for Orvis. Orvis had many nieces and nephews. Survived by stepson, Steve Schrader, and wife, Diane (Gerhart) Schrader; stepgrandchildren, Derek and Heather. Orvis was a member of Maple Glen Wagon Train and Casselman Sportsmen’s Club. He enjoyed horses and was retired from the former Somerset State Hospital. Served in World War II and was a member of the VFW. Friends will be received from 1 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2014, at M. Ray Leckemby Funeral Home. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday at Maple Glen Church, Pastor Daniel Whitaker. Instead of flowers, contributions may be made to Maple Glen Church.
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