Ray Yody, Sr., 80, of Lake Park, died Saturday, September 4, 2021, at his residence. He was born in Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio on October 15, 1940, to the late Paul George Yody and Helen Schneider Yody. Mr. Yody was a retired United Methodist pastor and was a member of Lake Park United Methodist Church. He served in the United States Navy from January 22, 1959, until January 18, 1963, and the reserves until 1978. Mr. Yody enjoyed camping, traveling, model railroading and spending time with his family.
He is survived by his son and daughter in law, Raymond Jr. and Susan Yody of Tifton and grandson, Ryan Ethan Yody. Mr. Yody is predeceased by his parents and his brother, Tom George Yody.
Carson McLane Funeral Home is serving the family and expressions of sympathy may be conveyed online at www.mclanecares.com