Ray M. Lickliter, 73, of 205 S. Vance Drive, Beckley, died at 8 p.m. Friday, June 29, 2001, at Charleston Area Medical Center, General Division, following a long illness. Born Oct. 10, 1927, in Beckley, he was the son of the late Earnest and Beatrice Toney Lickliter. Mr. Lickliter was a railroad employee in his younger years and a retired bank supervisor and bus operator in Alexandria, Va. He returned to Beckley to make his home in 1982, having lived more than 20 years in Virginia. He was a member of First Christian Church, Beckley. He was preceded in death by a brother, Earnest Lickliter; and a sister, Lillie. Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Gloris Tennant Lickliter; a son, Andrew Lickliter at home; a daughter, Kelley Ramieh and her husband, Robert, of Sophia, and children from a previous marriage, Daniel and Randy Lickliter, and Judy Fatch, all of Sarasota, Fla.; a sister, Bobbie Boggs and her husband, Kermit, of Florida; six grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Graveside rites and burial will be 2 p.m. Monday at Sunset Memorial Park, Beckley, with Pastor Edward Garten officiating. Friends may call 1 to 1:45 p.m. Monday at Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley. Nephews will serve as pallbearers. Arrangements by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, Beckley.