Raymond Eugene Virts

Male 1910 - 1989


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  • Born  18 Nov 1910  Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Died  15 Dec 1989  Martinsburg, West Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried  18 Dec 1989  Mount Olivet United Methodist Church Cemetery, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I7  Virts
    Last Modified  2 Jan 2017 

    Father  Oscar Franklin Virts,   b. 9 Apr 1877, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Feb 1967, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Mary Catherine Mann,   b. 10 Mar 1877, Loudoun County, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Mar 1942, Lovettsville, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  1899  Frederick County, Maryland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F1  Group Sheet

    Family  Living 
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified  7 Oct 2012 
    Family ID  F5  Group Sheet

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    Raymond Eugene Virts
    Raymond Eugene Virts
    Raymond was born November 18, 1910 in Lovettsville, Virginia to Oscar Franklin and Mary Catherine Mann Virts. He died December 15, 1989 in Martinsburg, West Virginia. He married Mary Marie Hackley on November 17, 1951. He is buried in the Cemetery at Mt. Olivet Methodist Church in Lovettsville.
    James Marion Virts, Newton Brown, Elbert Franklin Virts, Walter Strother, Raymond Eugene Virts, Russell James Virts and Howard William Gosnell, Sr.
    James Marion Virts, Newton Brown, Elbert Franklin Virts, Walter Strother, Raymond Eugene Virts, Russell James Virts and Howard William Gosnell, Sr.
    left to right: James Marion Virts, Newton Brown, Elbert Franklin Virts, Walter Strother, Raymond Eugene Virts, Russell James Virts and Howard William Gosnell, Sr.
    Raymond Eugene Virts, William Michael Everhart, Jr.,Loudelle Cooper, Jessie Alice Virts, Garland Lee Cooper
    Raymond Eugene Virts, William Michael Everhart, Jr.,Loudelle Cooper, Jessie Alice Virts, Garland Lee Cooper
    left to right: Raymond Eugene Virts, William Michael Everhart, Jr.,Loudelle Cooper, Jessie Alice Virts, Garland Lee Cooper (little boy)
    Raymond Eugene Virts - Military Service
    Raymond Eugene Virts - Military Service
    A Virts Country Butchering
    A Virts Country Butchering
    Raymond Eugene Virts, left, and Benton Stone de-bone and cut up the heads. This meat will be cooked in the kettles and later ground up and will be put in the ponhaus (scrapple) and poudin.
    A Virts Country Butchering
    A Virts Country Butchering
    Elmer Swartz stirring the Poudin, Raymond Eugene Virts, Lester William Thomas Virts, Clarence Lanham, Benton Stone stirring Ponhaus (scrapple) and Daniel Fleming.


    Home of Oscar Franklin Virts (1877-1967) and Mary Catherine Mann (1877-1942, Long Lane, Lovettsville, Virginia
    Home of Oscar Franklin Virts (1877-1967) and Mary Catherine Mann (1877-1942, Long Lane, Lovettsville, Virginia
    Oscars father and mother, James Marion Virts and Mary Elisabeth Leigh Virts lived here in there later years in this house until their deaths.

    This was also the home of Oscar Franklin Virts son, Raymond Eugene Virts (1910-1989) and his wife Mary Marie Hackley, and Raymond brother Theodore Roosevelt Virts (1904-1996). Raymonds wife Mary was the last to live here and left the home in December 2000.

    Photo courtesy of Gary Virts

    Headstones
    Raymond Eugene Virts (1910-1989) Headstone
    Raymond Eugene Virts (1910-1989) Headstone

    Histories
    Holocaust Train from World War II in Germany
    Holocaust Train from World War II in Germany
    Photo courtesy of Raymond E. Virts Family

    Albums
    Oscar Franklin Virts and Mary Catherine Mann
    Oscar Franklin Virts and Mary Catherine Mann (17)

  • Notes 
    • Veteran of World War II, Tech-Sergeant. Served in Belgium, France and Germany. Inducted on November 18, 1942, Charlottesville, VA and discharged on January 17, 1946 at Fort George G. Meade, MD. He served in Europe from October 14, 1944 until December 27 1945. He was involved in the Campaigns of Rhineland and Central Europe. He received Marksmanship medal for MKM Carbine and Expert Marksmanship medal for 30 Cal. Machine Gun. He also received Medals for Good Conduct, European African Campaign, and World War II Victory. Plus Middle Eastern Service Ribbon and American Theater Service Ribbon.

      He worked on the family farm in his younger years then after the war he worked on the B&O Railroad, a sawmill and finally as a finish carpenter and painter. He lived with his father and brother Theodore on the homeplace on the Long Lane, Lovettsville, Virginia.

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      Frederick Post, December 16, 1989

      Mr. Raymond Eugene Virts, 79, a resident of Lovettsville, Va., died on Friday, Dec. 15, at the VA Medical Center in Martinsburg, W.Va. Mr. Virts was born Nov. 17, 1910 in Lovettsville and was the son of the late Oscar Franklin Virts and Mary Catherine Mann Virts. He is survived by his wife Mary M. Virts and a son Gary E. Virts of Centerville, Va., two sisters, Jessie Fyre and Goldie Stone and three brothers, Theodore, Russell and Lester Virts, all of Lovettsville. He is survived by three grandchildren, Brian, Sarah Rose and Tyler Virts. Interment was in the Mt. Olivet Methodist Cemetery, Lovettsville.