Ray N. Scholl, age 79, of Cape Girardeau and formerly of Jackson, passed away Monday, February 6, 2017 at the Missouri State Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau.

He was born February 7, 1937 near New Wells, son of Hugh E. and Marie A. Boren Scholl.  Ray and Marlene J. Wachter were married August 13, 1960 at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells.

He was baptized and confirmed at Immanuel Lutheran Church in New Wells and was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson. Ray served in the United States Army from March 8, 1957 until being honorably discharged on March 6, 1959. He farmed and was a self -employed carpenter and contractor in the Cape Girardeau County area for many years.

Survivors include three sons, Randy (Mary) Scholl, Scott Scholl, and Timothy (Marty) Scholl all of Jackson; a daughter, Stephanie (Don) Lozier of Tucson, AZ; five grandchildren, Anthony and Tonya Scholl and Shea Scholl, and Don and Sky Lozier; a great grandson, Zander Sterling; two sisters, Gladys Hoffman of Jackson and Lillian Schreiner of Oak Ridge; and his former wife Marlene Scholl of Jackson.

He was preceded in death by his parents and a sister, Evelyn Weinhold.

Visitation will be from 4-7 pm Friday, February 10th at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

Funeral service will be at 10 am Saturday, February 11th at the funeral home with Rev. Jason Shaw officiating.

Interment will follow in Immanuel Lutheran Cemetery in New Wells, with military honors.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to the church or charity of donor’s choice.

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