Rev. Ronald L. Raymond Sr.

  • "Today marks three years since you left us Dad and I miss..."
  • "Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Dad. Yet another holiday..."
  • "Happy Birthday Dad, I miss you so much and never realized..."
  • "Happy Fathers Day Dad!! I stopped by the cemetery yesterday..."
  • "Happy Easter Dad,I remember all the Easter Sunday services..."

The Rev. Ronald Lee Raymond Sr., 78, of Hampstead, died Friday, Oct. 12, 2012, at Carroll Hospital Center in Westminster.

Born Nov. 16, 1933, in Baltimore, he was the son of the late Sidney D. and Mamie Goldie Cartzendafner Raymond. He was the husband of Barbara Olivia Clatterbuck Raymond, his wife of 58 years.

He had worked in commercial construction as a contractor, and had been the former pastor of Woodberry Bible Church in Woodberry.

Surviving, in addition to his wife, are daughters Thelma Marie Brawner, of Hampstead, and Bonnie Mae Andes, of Hanover, Pa; a son, Jonathan Paul Raymond, of Westminster; a sister, Joan Halligan, of Harford County; 10 grandchildren; and one great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a son, Ronald Lee Raymond Jr.

The family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Richard K. Shamer officiating. Interment will be in Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens in Marriottsville.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to defray funeral expenses may be sent to Eline Funeral Home, 934 S. Main St., Hampstead, MD 21074.

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Published in Carroll County Times from Oct. 15 to Oct. 16, 2012