Raphael N. Confer (Ray) was born in Salisbury, England on 12/18/44 and died peacefully in his El Paso home on 01/20/13 with his two daughters by his side. Ray was a veteran of the U.S. Army. After his military service, he worked for Southern Union Gas Company for thirty-one years. There were many things that Ray enjoyed, including bowling, tennis, golf, fishing, working in his warehouse shop, breakfasts and lunches with his friends, and weekly movie nights with his daughters. Ray was preceded in death by his wife, Sandy and his parents, Raphael S. and Joan E. Confer. He is survived by his daughters, JoLen and Catherine, brother David, sister Kerry, sister-in-law Peggy Brown and her husband Greg, as well as five nephews, two nieces, and many friends. Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 27, 2013 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm at Funeraria Del Angel Kaster-Maxon & Futrell 8817 Dyer St. El Paso, Texas 79904. A Graveside Service will be held on Monday, January 28, 2013 at 11:00 am at Fort Bliss National Cemetery. Interment at Fort Bliss National Cemetery. To honor his love for the four-legged friends in his life, please make donations in Ray's name to the El Paso Humane Society in lieu of flowers.
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Published in El Paso Times from Jan. 28 to Feb. 4, 2013