Raymond ‘Ray’ Allen Lutz, of Hondo, Texas passed away on April 3, 2022 in San Antonio at the age of 59. He was born June 13, 1962 in Hondo, Texas, the oldest of four sons to Harold Leon Lutz and Pamela Louise Dile Lutz.
In 1980, Ray graduated from Hondo High School. On October 26, 1991, he married Cherelyn “Chere” Emily Goodpaster in Helotes, Texas. Ray and Chere were blessed with thirty years of marriage.
Ray began his career in law enforcement working for the Helotes Police Department in 1995. He also worked motorcycle patrol in Alamo Heights. In 2010, he started working with the Medina County Sheriff’s Department as a jailer. He then became Deputy Patrol Sergeant and was currently working as a Sergeant Investigator.
Survivors include his wife, Chere Lutz of Hondo; children, Amanda Byrd of Comal County, Melissa Amicone (Andrew Burns) of San Antonio, Amber Guerrettaz of Spring Branch, Jared Amicone, and Brianna Rae Kailipaka (Chad) of Hondo; twelve grandchildren; parents, Harold and Pam Lutz of Hondo; brothers, Keith Lutz (Marla) of Hondo, Greg Lutz (Christy) of New Braunfels, and Kevin Lutz (Brookie) of Kerrville; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
Ray was preceded in death by his son, Cody Lutz in 2004.
Visitation will be Thursday, April 7, 2022 from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home in Castroville. The Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, April 8, 2022 at Holy Cross Catholic Church in D’Hanis. Interment will follow at Hondo Cemetery in Hondo, Texas. A bereavement meal will follow the services at the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Parish Hall in Hondo.
Memorials may be made in Ray’s memory to Saving a Hero’s Place, 215 Gonyo Lane, Richmond, Texas 77469 or to the charity of your choice.
Arrangements by Tondre-Guinn Funeral Home. Visit www.tondre-guinn.com