In Memory of Most Worshipful Brother G. Ray Marsh, PGM, Grand Secretary Emeritus, our Grand Master, Most Worshipful Brother Walter C. Disher, II has ordered that every Lodge’s Charter and Altar be draped for the period from the Lodge’s next Regular Communication until the following Regular Communication. The following are the Funeral arrangements for Most Worshipful Brother Ray:
Saturday, August 24, 2019
11:00 am Grand Master Disher with the assistance of the Grand Lodge Officers will open the Grand Lodge, Hiram Lodge No. 68, and Boyleston Lodge No. 123 on the Third Degree in the Hall of Hiram Lodge No 68 located at 118 E. Benson Street, Anderson, SC 29624.
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Visitation will be in the McDougald Funeral Home Chapel located at 2211 N. Main Street, Anderson, SC 29621.
3:00 pm The Funeral Service will be also be held in the McDougald Funeral Chapel located at
2211 N. Main Street, SC 29621. Following the Funeral Service, the Masonic Funeral
Service and Entombment will be at Forest Lawn Memorial Park located at 2609 U.S Highway 29 North, Anderson, SC 29621.
The Grand Master has asked that all Elected Grand Lodge Officers and Past Grand Masters wear Black Tails, with Black Vest and Black Bow Tie with white gloves and their apron and Jewels. District Deputy Grand Masters and Subordinate Officers are asked to wear Black Tuxedo with Black Vest or Cummerbund, and Black Bow Tie with white gloves, and apron and jewels.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to the Grand Lodge Building Fund, P.O. Box 2185, Lexington, SC 29071 or Washington Street United Methodist Church, 1401 Washington Street, Columbia, SC 29201.
Tomorrow, if you are planning to attend Most Worshipful Brother G. Ray Marsh's Funeral at the McDougald Funeral Chapel, there will be a separate stand with a sign in registry for Brother Masons. Be sure to sign the Registry designated for Brother Masons.