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John Charles Raymond

November 22, 1937 - April 9, 2021

Funeral Home Forest Funeral Home, Cemetery, & Cremation

There will be a Celebration of his Life on August 14, 1:00-3:00pm at Vista Village Community Center. 3300 Carpenter Rd SE Lacey, WA 98503. Please RSVP to 360-402-6380.

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John Charles Raymond

November 22nd  1937-April 9th 2021

Lacey, WA – John Raymond is especially remembered as a loving and gentle family man. He was born in Pasadena, California to his father, Fay Fielding Raymond and mother Julia. John moved to Washington in 1969 when he was hired by the newly formed Washington State Department of Ecology. He continued working for the department for 51 years until his passing.

He was preceded by his beloved wife of 54 years Mrs. Patricia Raymond. He is survived by his daughters, Merrie Haskey and Melodie Gross; four grandchildren, Chelsea and Megan Haskey and Garrett and Alaina Gross; Siblings, Bruce Raymond, Martha Smeltz and Veronica Raymond; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews.

There will be a Celebration of his Life on August 14, 1:00-3:00pm at Vista Village Community Center. 3300 Carpenter Rd SE Lacey, WA 98503. Please RSVP to 360-402-6380.

All are welcomed to share loving memories. Please be fully vaccinated and wear a mask. Celebration will be potluck style, so please bring your favorite dish.