OBITUARY

Raymond W Walsh

July 21, 1938February 14, 2013
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Raymond Woodis Walsh, 74, of Grand Prairie, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2013, in Arlington.

Funeral services will take place at 1pm on Monday, February 18, 2013, at Bean-Massey-Burge Funeral Home, Belt Line Chapel with Pastor JD Stewart officiating. Burial will follow in Grand Prairie Memorial Gardens. Visitation will take place Sunday from 6pm to 8pm at the funeral home.

Raymond was born on July 21, 1938, in Trenton, Fannin County, Texas, to the late William J. and Willie B. (Nash) Walsh. Raymond was a 1956 graduate of Grand Prairie High School and was a lifelong resident of Grand Prairie. He retired from Gifford Hill American after 45 years.

He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Betty Goodman Walsh in 2008; and five siblings: Joseph, Isaac, James, Alma Ruth, and Jenna.

Those left to cherish Raymond’s memories include his four children: Cindae O’Brien and husband Kevin of Austin, Andrew Walsh and wife Paige of Dallas, Hollye Freeman and husband Clint of Grand Prairie, and Amy Vaughn and husband Jerry of Grand Prairie; grandchildren: Danny III and Shara Hance, Ben Hance, Matthew and Kelly, Drake, and Luke Walsh, and David Vaughn; and great grandchildren: Mia, Jacob, and Danny IV Hance.

In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the American Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org).

Services

  • Visitation Sunday, February 17, 2013
  • Funeral Service Monday, February 18, 2013
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Raymond W Walsh

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Louise Schuster Baker Ellis

February 26, 2013

My favorite headline: Walsh Wallops Roos. That must have been in 1956. He once was great.

Anne Marie Walsh-Sherwood

February 19, 2013

I'm so very sorry about Uncle Raymond! He was always very kind and funny the times I was around him. He reminded me of my dad a lot! He will be missed and my prayers are with your family.

Jen Docton

February 17, 2013

I will always remember the twinkle in his eye and the kindness in his heart. All my love to his beautiful family.

Ginger Blevins

February 17, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you all. What a great picture! He passed that laughter on to all of you. What a blessing.

Dennis Dickey

February 17, 2013

Truly enjoyed working with Ray the last few years of his career at Gifford Hill American and always respected his great knowledge, candor and outstanding sense of humor. Our prayers to your family in your loss. Memories of Ray will live on and Ray will be greatly missed.

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