Donald Ray Raymond
Services for Donald Ray Raymond age 71, of Cayuga, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Wednesday May 30, 2018 at Cayuga Baptist Church with Bro. Scott Cotton officiating. Burial will follow in Judson Cemetery. Arrangements have been entrusted to Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.
Mr. Raymond passed away Saturday, May 26, 2018 at his residence. He was born September 20, 1946 in Dallas, Texas to William Charlie Raymond and Lorene Venita Bardin Raymond and grew up in Kaufman, Texas. He served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968. He retired from Russell Stover in 2014 where he was a truck driver.
Mr. Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, his wife of 42 years, Geda Joallene Watson Raymond, a sister Minnie Pearl Wrenn, six brothers, James Charles Raymond, Eddy Leon Raymond, Thallus Laverne Raymond, David Allen Raymond, Bryce Herman Raymond, and Jerry Crafton Raymond.
He is survived by his son Charles Kevin Willingham and wife Traci Lynn of Cayuga, the light of his life were his grandchildren and great grandchildren, Wayne Allan Willingham and Sienna Martinez of Milano, Texas, Codi Danae'and Bailey Simpson Smiley of Cross Roads, Texas, Tyler Wayne Carr, Nicole Elizabeth McCanless and Joshua Lee Carr, all in Arizona, his great grandchildren, Boyce Allan Willingham of Milano, Texas, Ayden Michael Smiley of Cross Roads, Texas and Luke Reid Smiley of Cross Roads, Texas his brothers and sisters Harvelee Estell Raymond of Kaufman, Texas, Barbara Jean and Roland Gerson of Weiser, Idaho and Harold Dewayne and Pat Raymond of Kaufman, Texas and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pallbearers will be James Raymond, Rickey Raymond, Chris Raymond, Tracy Raymond, John Pritchett and Jere Pritchett. Alternate pallbearers will be Jeff Douglas, and Brent Cotton. Honorary pallbearers will be Charles Emola, Dave Cronin and Steve Cunningham.
Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at Bailey & Foster, 207 S. Magnolia, Palestine, Texas.
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