Ray Edward Hoople
Nov. 20, 1927- June 5, 2022
Last updated 6/16/2022 at 8:02am
Ray was born to Clara and Archie Hoople on Nov. 20, 1927 in Davenport, Wash. and passed away June 5, 2022 in Moses Lake, Wash.
Ray had an older sister Irene and younger brother Edward. After graduation from Davenport High School, he enlisted in the US Coast Guard and married Eleanor Hopkins in 1948. They were married for 73 years before her passing Jan. 2022. Ray worked for Texaco and Phillips 66 Oil Company in Davenport and Soap Lake, Wash. He farmed many years for the Rux family in Reardan and Davenport and raised chinchillas as well as chickens.
Ray retired from the Grant County Assesso...