Raymond Lee Coker, age 70 of Blue Ridge Nursing Center in Stuart, went home to be with Jesus on Friday November 15, 2013.

He is survived by his wife of 30 years, Sheryl Coker; his daughter, Alison Reed and her husband James and their children , all of Martinsville, VA, and a son, Aaron and his children of Taylors, SC.

Ray was a people person. His joy was serving others. A wonderful way to honor him is giving of your time in nursing centers, or making a donation in his memory to Redemption World Outreach Center, 74 Byrdland Drive, Greenville, SC 29607

No services are planned. Ray's body was donated to medical science. A family Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Norris Funeral Service of Stuart, Virginia is serving the Coker family.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.NorrisFuneral.com

Published in The Easley Progress from Nov. 19 to Nov. 20, 2013