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Raymond Palmer Bales

Brandon, Florida

Mar 27, 1949 - Jul 9, 2013

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raymond you will be missed dearly by your friends,family and pets, may god be especially with your mom in this time of sorrow, no mother deserves to lose her child and god knows she has had her share of sorrow and heart break so raymond you rest in peace free of pain and someday you and your mom will be together again in that wonderful place with call heaven

What a sweet friend we have lost. My husband Jimmy and myself thought the world of Raymond. He brought us so much joy and laughter. I lost Jimmy in 2008 so I can imagine how you all must feel now. I am praying for you and wishing you all the peace God can provide. My husband will have another precious friend in Heaven now so you can bet he'll be there to meet him. He's no longer sick and if he could; he would tell you what a beautiful place he is in now with Jesus and not to worry anymore. He...

Raymond,my best buddy,you are in a better place now,I am going to miss the days we had together,you showed me a lot of stuff.about fixin stuff and i showed you how a country boy did stuff.hahaha private joke.i am going to miss the times you come over to my house down in the dumps.and i would ask you to borrow some tools and it would light up your day,even tho i never use half of them.i just wonted to see you smile and joke with me.and them nights we sat around sipping on a little (snort)...


Raymond's Obituaries

BALES, Raymond P., 64, of Seffner entered into rest July 9, 2013. Raymond was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving in the Vietnam Conflict. He enjoyed taking his mom dancing, and was a life member of the VFW and Amvets. He was preceded in death by his father, Bert; brother, John. Survivors include...

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