OBITUARY

Bryce Herman Raymond Sr.

Born January 15, 1937
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Bryce Herman Raymond, Sr., age 80, passed away Monday, October 16th surrounded by his loving family. Bryce was born in Cedarvale, Texas to the late William Charles and Lorene Venita (Bardin) Raymond. He worked for Ed Bell Construction for many years prior to being self-employed. In addition to spending time with his family, Bryce’s favorite things in life were working in construction, reading Louis L’Amour westerns and eating pecans. Preceding Bryce in death were his parents, William Charles and Lorene Venita (Bardin) Raymond; two children, Debra Charlene Proctor and Bryce H. Raymond, Jr.; and siblings, James Charles Raymond, Minnie Pearl Wrenn, Thallus Lavern Raymond, Eddy Leon Raymond, Jerry Crafton Raymond and David Allen Raymond. He is survived by his children, Lori Kerley and husband Michael of Paris, Texas and Tracy Raymond and wife Jody of Royse City, Texas; the mother of his children, Virginia Raymond; son-in-law, Johnny Proctor of Red Oak, Texas; siblings, Harvelee Estelle Raymond of Kaufman, Texas, Harold Dwayne Raymond and wife Pat of Kaufman, Texas, Donald Ray Raymond of Cayuga, Texas and Barbara Jean Gerson and husband Roland of Weiser, Idaho; grandchildren, Andrea Pennington, Deboni Irvan and husband Blake, John Proctor, Shannon Kerley, Elizabeth Kerley, Alex Kerley, Rachael Kerley, Daniel Kerley, Meghan Mabry and Austin Raymond; great grandchildren, Anson Rampy, Cadence and Gracie Peace, and Johnathan, Andrew and Jonah Proctor; and his special dog, Red. The family will receive friends Friday, October 20, 2017 from 10am to 11am at the Anderson Clayton Bros. Funeral Home in Kaufman with funeral services starting at 11am. Private burial services will follow in Cedarvale Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Tracy Raymond, Austin Raymond, Ricky Raymond, Chris Raymond, James Raymond and John Proctor. Honorary Pallbearers will be Harold Dwayne Raymond, Donald Ray Raymond, Daniel Kerley, Michael Kerley and Dan Raymond. In lieu of flowers, donations in Bryce’s memory can be made to Wounded Warrior Project (www.woundedwarriorproject.org) or the charity of your choice.

Services

  • Visitation Friday, October 20, 2017
  • Funeral Service Friday, October 20, 2017
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Bryce Herman Raymond Sr.

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Barbara Gerson

October 25, 2017

My heart aches, knowing I can never laugh with or hug you again, in this life. You will always hold a special place in my heart, that no one else can fill. I have so many dear memories of you, your kindness, and great love for family. I love you, my dear Brother. Until we meet again in Heaven. Your loving sister, Barbara (BJ)

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