Raymond A. Hodgkins

  • Born: December 15, 1970
  • Died: October 29, 2018
  • Location: Beaver Dam, Wisconsin

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Columbus, WI 53925

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Tribute & Message From The Family

Raymond A. Hodgkins, age 47, of Beaver Dam, died Monday, October 29, 2018.

Visitation for Ray will be at Faith Lutheran Church in Columbus on Friday, November 2, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Funeral services will follow at church on Friday beginning at 1:00 pm. with Pastor Sandra Schieble officiating. Burial will follow at Fall River Cemetery.

Raymond Allen Hodgkins was born on December 15, 1970 in Columbus, Wisconsin to Clarence and Janet (nee Lange) Hodgkins. He graduated from Fall River High School in 1988. Ray was a hard worker and was skilled at running a laser in the metal fabrication industry; he currently worked at Karavan Trailers in Fox Lake. Ray was a great dad and he enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling.

Survivors include his daughter, Alex Hodgkins of Antioch, IL; his father, Clarence (Deborah) Hodgkins of Fort Atkinson; his fiancée Jessica Hurckman of Beaver Dam and her daughters, Brittany Powers and Faith Cartwright, both f Beaver Dam; other relatives and friends. Ray was preceded in death by his mother.


Condolence & Memory Journal

High Ray Buddy, This is your 3rd Shift boss from Steelmasters, Enjoy Peace,Love,& Tranquility in the Kingdom of God with our Great Lord & Savior. You were one of a kind here on Earth, place like Hell. Now enjoy Freedom and live amongst angles. Peace my Brother

Posted by Rick Dinkelmann - Mayville, WI - Coworker   December 21, 2018

My condolences to the Hodgkin's family. My apologies for not attending. I just heard about Ray's passing this afternoon.
Pat Bengsch

Posted by PAT BENGSCH - DEFOREST, WI - Family   November 02, 2018

Clarence and Mrs. Hodgkins, we are so very sorry for your loss. I know in my heart Janet greeted her son with opened arms.

Posted by Margie and Mark Barney - Milwaukee, WI - family   November 02, 2018

My deepest sympathy to family and friends of Ray. May family/friends find peace in their hearts for this recent loss. May he R.I.P.
Roy Warthan, Family Friend, West Salem, WI.

Posted by Roy Warthan - West Salem, WI - Family Friend   November 02, 2018

Ray could make u laugh He was a friend We grew up together and hung out with all the guys. I still remember all the good time we had and all the fun we had. He I'll be missed by everyone.

Mike Ebert

Posted by Mike Ebert - Doylestown, WI - Classmate   November 01, 2018


Gone too soon...you will be missed in the family...rest in peace

Posted by Tee Wampole - Beaver Dam, WI - Family   November 01, 2018

So sorry for your loss. Ray was a great friend that I will miss deeply. You are home now brother with your mother. Love you hogs

Posted by Gray Hicks - Beaver dam, WI - Family Friend   November 01, 2018

So sorry to hear. I use to baby sit for Ray. Condolences to the entire family. Would be there for funeral but in Australia for several weeks.

Posted by Sue Bengsch Bierbaum - Family Friend   November 01, 2018

I am so sorry for your loss.. Ray will be missed.. R.I.P

Posted by Shawna Gruber - Adams, WI - Family Friend   October 31, 2018

I knew Ray work with him was fun loving man .

Posted by Gregory L vanthoff - Beaver Dam, WI - friend   October 31, 2018


So sorry for your loss. Ray was always there if we needed a helping hand, and always had a smile. Gone to soon.

Posted by Bill and Marcia Hicks - Arkdale, WI - Friend   October 31, 2018

Ray graduated from fall river 1990. He will always be my best guy friend. I will miss him forever!

Posted by Claudine Abegglen - Fall River, WI   October 31, 2018

So very very sorry for your loss.

Posted by Lora Whitmore - Cambria, WI - Friend   October 31, 2018


So very sorry for your loss, I will always remember his smile and lighthearted attitude. Enjoyable memories in school, thank you for the good laughs. Taken from us too early, may you find peace and forever happiness.

Posted by Nikki Crary - WINDSOR, WI - Classmate   October 31, 2018

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