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James McCracken

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James R. "Ray" McCracken, 73, of Franklin, Indiana, passed away at his residence.

He was born in Cheverly, Maryland, the son of the late James Junior McCracken and Gertrude Rebecca (Sopher) McCracken.

Ray is survived by his children, Tracy Ann (husband, Shane) Geeslin of Oklahoma City, Okla. and James Ray McCracken, Jr. of Franklin, Ind.; grandchildren, Joseph Geeslin, Sarah Geeslin, Hannah Geeslin, Mackenzie McCracken, and Sean McCracken.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents and his siblings, Wayne McCracken and Carol McCracken.

He lived in Franklin, Ind. for 12 years, previously living in Columbus, Ind.

Ray worked in Sales for Nyffler TV and Appliances in Columbus, Ind.; he also worked for Taylorsville (Ind.) Mobile Home Sales and also as a self-employed photographer.

He was a graduate of Highland Heights High School in Ft. Thomas, Ky. He also was a member of the Moose Lodge of Shelbyville, Ind.

Ray was a U.S. Navy Veteran.

Visitation for Ray will be on Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Glenn E. George Funeral Home, 106 E. Franklin St., St. Paul, Ind. A graveside service will be on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, at 1 p.m. at the Paul Hill Cemetery, St. Paul, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Heartland Hospice of Indianapolis.

Online condolences may be offered at www.glennegeorgeandson.com