Raymond R. Grosskopf Beaver, Pa. Raymond R. Grosskopf, of Beaver, passed away Thursday, August 15, 2019, at Good Samaritan Hospice at Heritage Valley Beaver. He was born April 19, 1937, at Allegheny General Hospital, the only son of the late Ernest G. and Sarah C. Grosskopf. Ray was the beloved husband of Jean Stout Grosskopf, whom he married in 1961. He is also survived by three sons, Raymond Randall and his wife, Cindy of Creedmoor N.C., Scott Darrin and his wife, Dolores (Dolly), of Jacksonville N.C. and John Robert and wife, Rebecca of Beaver; five grandchildren, Aaron, Eleni and Scott D II "Kip" all of North Carolina and Alexa and Rachel of Beaver; two step-grandchildren, Joey and Jeremy Salter, of North Carolina and one great-grandson, Jase Edward, of Beaver. Ray resided in Aliquippa until moving to Beaver in 1952. He graduated from Beaver Area High School in 1955. His military involvement includes the U.S. Navy Reserve 1954 to 1956; U.S. Air Force 1956 to 1961, and PA Air National Guard 1963 to 1966. Ray was employed by St. Joe Minerals until they shut down in 1979. He was hired and worked for Penn Power, Bruce Mansfield until his retirement in 1993. Ray was a member of the Beaver Volunteer Fire Department with over 40 years of dedicated service to his community. He served 29 years as Beaver's Emergency Management Coordinator, retiring in 2008, and served 12 years as Councilman for the Third Ward. He was a member of the American Red Cross Disaster Services; Chairman of the Disaster Services Committee and a member of the Disaster Action Team. Ray was a member and three-time past President of the Beaver County Firemen's Relief Association. Raymond was also Beaver's Christmas Light Up Night's "Santa Claus" for seventeen years from 1991 to 2007. He answered calls to volunteer for the Red Cross response teams and was deployed to the Outer Banks of North Carolina for Hurricane Emily and was part of the team deployed to Shanksville, Pa after the 9-11 downing of US Air Flight 93. He served on the Beaver County Humane Society Board of Directors in the early 1960's. Friends will be received Sunday, August 18, 2019, from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. in The TODD FUNERAL HOME, 340 Third St., Beaver, where a funeral service will be conducted on Monday at 11 a.m. by Reverend James Equals, a lifelong friend from high school Interment will follow in Beaver Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to The Beaver County Humane Society in Center Township, Pa. Electronic condolences may be shared at www.toddfuneralhome.net.