Ray Eldon Fine passed away Sunday, September 11, 2022, in Jackson, CA at the age of 91 years old. He was born in Hazelton, ID on June 22, 1931, a son of the late Georgia Viola (Wardell) and Milton Lewis Fine.
Ray is survived by his wife of 54 years, Linda Fine of Fiddletown, CA; son, Robert Fine of Pioneer CA; grandchildren, Sarah and Daniel Fine and great-granddaughter, Meara. Ray and Linda's two daughters, Teresa Mondani of Ione, CA, and Jessica Fabila, of Fiddletown, CA; son, Blaine Lyman of Fiddletown, CA. Ray is also survived by a sister, Colleen Randolph of Sacramento, CA; a brother, Kenny Fine of Fiddletown, CA; numerous nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Tammy Walker, son, Shane Lyman, and brothers, Bill, and Jim Fine.
Ray was a graduate of Sutter Creek High School and was the FFA chapter president. He worked with his dad, logging and as a mechanic while in high school. After graduating, Ray enlisted and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Being discharged, Ray acted as a farrier for 60 years, owning and operating Fines Stable. Ray loved fishing, team roping, and calf branding.
Linda Fine would like to express the deepest thanks and appreciation to Amador Residential Care and all the wonderful people working there for the care and love that they gave to Ray.
A Memorial Service will be held at a later date. Contributions can be sent in Ray's name to Hospice of Amador and Calaveras 1500 S. Hwy 49 Ste 205, Jackson, CA 95642 and Amador High School FFA Chapter at 330 Spanish St, Sutter Creek, CA 95685. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.danerimortuary.com and signing the guest book.
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