Raymond "Ray" A. Bautista of Tucson, beloved husband, father and grandfather, passed away on April 4, 2013. Ray was born March 10, 1927 to Guadalupe and Jose in Phoenix, AZ. Ray served in the military during the Korean Conflict and was a sales representative and shoe repairperson by trade. Ray owned and operated the Bautista Shoe Repair Shop in Tucson. His loving wife, Magdalena; his two sons, Raymond (Grace A.) and Frederick; two grandsons, Raymond and Michael of Las Vegas, NV survive Ray. Ray will be greatly missed by his family and friends. Visitation begins at 9:30 a.m., on Friday, April 12, 2013 at Santa Cruz Catholic Parish, with Rosary recited at 10:30 a.m., and Mass offered at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow at Holy Hope Cemetery. Arrangements by BRING'S BROADWAY CHAPEL, www.bringfuneralhome.com.
Published in the Arizona Daily Star on Apr. 10, 2013