Beckner, Grayson Ray Sr., 87, of Dayton, passed away Monday, April 1, 2013 at Kettering Medical Center. He is preceded in death by his wife Eileen (Vipperman) Beckner and son Grayson (Chuck) Beckner Jr. He is survived by his sons Steven Beckner of FLA, William Vipperman Jr. and wife Sharon of Waynesville, Oh, Robert Vipperman and wife Vicki of Jamestown; daughters Bonnie Stuart and husband Mark of FLA, Annette Breen and Dave Hayden of Springboro, Gayle (Vipperman) Locks and husband Gary of Centerville, daughter-in-law Joan Beckner of Naples FL; 3 brothers; 3 sisters; 18 grandchildren; 26 great grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Ray retired from DP & L after 30 years of employment and was a proud veteran of WWII in the US Marine Corp in the Pacific Theatre. Funeral services will be held 11 AM Saturday, April 20, 2013 at TOBIAS FUNERAL HOME-BEAVERCREEK CHAPEL, 3970 Dayton-Xenia Rd. at Grange Hall Rd. Pastor John Conley officiating. Interment Silvercreek Cemetery in Jamestown, OH. Friends may call at the funeral home from 9-11 AM Saturday. Contributions may be made to a favorite charity of your choice. Online condolences may be sent towww.tobiasfuneralhome.com.