SPRINGFIELD - Jack Alan Raymond, 56, of Springfield, passed away at 10:51 a.m., Saturday, March 30, 2013, at his home. He was born August 12, 1956, in St. Louis, MO, to Jack Erwin and Dorothy Alice Pendelton Raymond.
Surviving are a daughter, Danielle (fiancé, Josh Nibbe) Whittington of Dawson; one son, Joe (Kristi) Gibson of Sherman; eight grandchildren: Kayle, Mady and Joey Gibson, Cody Lorton, Casey Whittington, Joseph, Jackson, and Jacob Nibbe; twin sister, Jill (Tom) Clemons of Des Perez, MO; two brothers, Mark (Vickie) Raymond of Wentzville, MO, and Denton (Debbie) Raymond of O'Fallon, MO; former wife, Norma Whitehead; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and several great-nephews.
Jack is preceded in death by his father-in-law, Pete Locker.
He was an avid fisherman. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and telling them stories. He enjoyed spending time at the river, boating and fishing. In 1974, he moved to Springfield. He lived in the Riverton/Dawson area the majority of his life. He was owner/operator of Pete's Bait II. He was a truck driver for 30 years for various businesses in the area.
Visitation: 4 - 7 p.m., Thursday, April 4, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10:00 a.m., Friday, April 5, 2013, at Staab Funeral Home with Vaughn Beeman officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.
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