Thomas "Ed" Raffle, 70, of Amsterdam passed away unexpectedly Sunday, July 21, 2013 in Steubenville, Ohio.
A son of the late William and Edith Davison Raffle, he was born August 24, 1942 in Salineville, Ohio. Ed worked for 36 years and retired as a fish management supervisor for the Ohio Department of Natural Resources Division of Wildlife.
He is survived by two daughters, Lora Atha and Donnie Hamilton of Salineville and Angela (Kenneth) Smith of Dellroy, Ohio; seven grandchildren; a great grandson; two sisters, Mary Jean Brown of Dennison and Linda (Livio) Miller of Wellsville; two brothers, John (Jack) Raffle of Wellsville and Donald (Ginny) Raffle of Wellsville; his companion, Barbara Morgan of Amsterdam; two stepdaughters, Jena Harsh of Amsterdam and Lori (Ed) Williams of Orlando, FL; stepson, Charles Morgan of Amsterdam; seven step grandchildren; and three step great grandchildren.
Along with his parents he was preceded in death by three sisters, June, Cindy, Shirley; one brother, Daniel; and a step son, Michael Morgan.
Funeral services will be Thursday, July 24, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in Sweeney-Dodds Funeral Home of Amsterdam.
Burial will follow in Highlandtown Cemetery.
Visitation will be Wednesday from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. in the funeral home.