Raymond Lanier Rusmisel


of Roanoke, VA passed away Saturday, November 1,

Ray was born May 19, 1931 in Washington, D.C. to the
late William Russell and Mola Kincaid Rusmisel.

He was a retired Tax Accountant from Norfolk-Southern
Railroad and was a member of Braddock Baptist
Church. Ray was a Scout Master for many years and
enjoyed coaching Soccer, was an avid bowler, golfer
and was a fan of West Virginia University and Virginia

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother William "Moe" Olen
Rusmisel and a sister, Mary Gertrude Drury.

Surviving to cherish his memory is his wife of 56 years, Shirley Fahnestock Rusmisel,
son; David Wayne Rusmisel and wife Christie, son; Patrick Andrew Rusmisel, and wife,
Patsy, daughter; Nancy Lynn Hogate and husband, Daniel, son, Charles Eugene
Rusmisel and wife, Debbie, daughter; Rhonada Katherine Weaver and husband,
David, 12 grandchildren; John and wife Haylee, Michael and wife Bethany, Benjamin,
Ashlie, Kendall, Nick, Ben, Zach, Rachel, Joshua, Nate, Sam, and two sisters; Audrey
Stanton and husband, Wes, and Anna Buechling.

The family will receive friends and family for a Celebration of Ray's Life, Wednesday,
November 5, 2014 beginning at 3 p.m. at 2610 Chestnut Heights Road,
Winston-Salem, NC.

Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Hospice/Palliative Care, 101
Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 27101. Online condolences may be made to

Funeral Home
Hayworth-Miller Funeral Home - Silas Creek Chapel
3315 Silas Creek Parkway Winston-Salem, NC 27103
(336) 765-8181