Ural Wayne Raymond
On Monday, the 28th of June 2021, Ural Wayne Raymond passed away at the age of 77 years.
Wayne will be remembered by his brother Keith Raymond, his niece Natasha Raymond, and his cousins Robert Erickson, Darlene Mannix, Jean Reynolds and Billy Raymond.
Wayne was born in Missoula, Montana. He served for over 20 years in the U.S. Army, first in the Field Artillery and later as an intelligence analyst. He served two tours in Viet Nam, one in Germany and multiple tours in the United States. He retired as a Master Sergeant (E-8). He later attended the University of Montana where he studied the Russian language and Library Science.
Wayne was known as an avid collector of license plates. He owned a collection of over 20,0000, with plates from each of the American states (some states from every county) and multiple plates from most countries in the world. His favorite plate was from the state of Indiana.
Wayne also loved baseball. For many years he was a score keeper and statistician for American Legion Baseball in Missoula. He loved watching baseball and he knew volumes of statistics by memory.
Wayne will be missed.