Raymond A. Kolar, age 82, of Newport, passed away Friday,
October 18, 2013, at his home.
He was a member of Westend Tabernacle and was a lover of
horses, racing and a Thoroughbred horse breeder, and a veteran of the United
States Army Reserves.
He was preceded in death by his wife Sue Kolar, parents
William and Victoria Kolar, and sister Nancy Berish.
He is survived by his sons and their wives: Philip and
Pamela Kolar of Newport, Gary Raymond and Candy Kolar of Knoxville, and Michael
Allen and Ronda Kolar of Newport; grandchildren Jason Kolar, Amanda Chagnon,
Whitney Victoria Ottinger, and Devin Michelle Kolar; great-grandchildren Ryan
and Cole Chagnon, and Ally Gayle Love Ottinger; brothers Jerry Kolar of Tampa,
FL; William ‘Butch’ Kolar of Ocala, FL; Danny Kolar of Cleveland, OH; sisters
Linda Tome and Joyce Yates, both of Cleveland, OH; and brother Joe Barish of
A memorial service will be held at Westend Tabernacle on
Wednesday, October 23, 2013, at 7:00 p.m. with brother, brother-in-law, and
Pastor Dr. Earl Campbell officiating.
Friends may sign online at www.brownfuneralhomenewport.com.
Brown Funeral Home is honored to serve the Kolar family.