W. Ray Loudermilk, age 69 of Demorest, passed away March 17, 2021 following a period of declining health.
Born on February 3, 1952, Ray was the son of Olene Smith Loudermilk and the late Haskell Crawford Loudermilk. He was the owner and operator of North Georgia Doors, Inc. for over 30 years. Ray was of the Baptist faith and he enjoyed working on old cars, watching westerns and he also was an avid NASCAR fan. In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by son Nicholaus Ray “Nick” Loudermilk.
Survivors include his mother Olene Smith Loudermilk of Mt. Airy, stepsons Jason Blackburn (Missy) of Alto and Bart Blackburn (Carissa) of Alto, brothers William Loudermilk of Mt. Airy, Tim Loudermilk (Kathy) of Cullman, Alabama and Haskell Loudermilk of Mt. Airy, sister Sheila Ramsey of Mt. Airy, grandchildren Austin Blackburn, Madison Blackburn, Caleb Blackburn and Brooke Blackburn, eight nieces and nephews, nine great nieces and great nephews, and a host of extended family and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Saturday, March 20, 2021 at Hillside Memorial Chapel with Rev. Walter Singletary officiating. Interment will follow the service in Antioch Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Friday, March 19, 2021 from 4-8 PM.
The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to David and Donna Ledbetter, Paul Arria, Bobby Palmer and Keith Ivester, all of the nurses and caregivers of Magnolia Hills, as well as Hospice of Northeast Georgia Medical Center for the love and care they have given to Ray.
An online guest book is available for the Loudermilk family at www.hillsidememorialchapel.com.
Arrangements by Hillside Memorial Chapel & Gardens, Clarkesville. 706-754-6256
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