Ray Lee Hedrick of Cuba, Missouri was born on February 20, 1946 in St. Louis, Missouri to Raymond and Pearl (Arnold) Hedrick and passed away Sunday, March 10, 2019 at the age of 73 years.
On May 4, 1991 Ray married Darlene M. (Schneider) Hockenberry in St. Louis, Missouri.
Ray attended school at McKinnely High School and Jefferson College. Ray was a St. Louis Police Officer and retired in June 1997 after 30 years of service and was a member of the Royal Masons. He enjoyed camping, gambling, watching TV, traveling and joking with people.
He was preceded in death by three brothers, Floyd, Harold and Carl Hedrick; two sisters, Lois Mae and Jeanette Rulo; and one grandson, Phillip Gordon Todahl.
He is survived by his wife, Darlene; three daughters, Christina Dunsmoor and husband Rich of House Springs, Missouri, Angelia Stewart of Barnhart, Missouri and Amy Kelley of Dellwood, Missouri; step-children, Tina Todahl of Essex, Missouri, Gary Hockenberry and wife Larae of O’Fallon, Missouri and Dale Hockenberry and wife Denise of Florissant, Missouri; 15 grandchildren; 17 great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.
Memorial service was held from 2-5 p.m. on Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the Kutis Funeral Home in St. Louis, Missouri.
Cremation arrangements under the direction of Rolla Cremation and Memorial in Rolla, Missouri.