CHILLICOTHE - Raymond Earl Kuhn Sr. of Chillicothe passed away at home on Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at 7 p.m.
He was born on Dec. 21, 1953, in Peoria, Ill., to Herman D. and Lois Irene (Pernow) Kuhn. He married Wilma M. Jackson on June 10, 1973, in Chillicothe, Ill.
Surviving are his wife, Wilma; son, Raymond Kuhn Jr.; daughter, Stacey (Brian) Long; and four grandchildren, Tamra, Brayden, Alexis and Austin, all of Chillicothe. Also surviving are his sister, Esther (Robert) Moore; and brother, Robert Kuhn, both of Peoria, Ill., and sister-in-law, Joan Kuhn of Arizona; along with several nieces and nephews.
His parents, two brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.
Raymond worked for 23 years as a millwright for Wahlfeld Manufacturing.
His loves were aviation, golfing, fishing and being with friends and family.
Cremation rites have been accorded and a celebration of his life will be held at the American Legion Post 9, 1043 N. 2nd St. in Chillicothe, Ill., on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013, from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Memorials may be made to the donors choice.
Weber-Hurd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be made by visiting www.hurdfamilyfunerals.com.