CLINTON ó Raymond Lee Rhoades, 64, of Clinton, passed away Saturday, December 1, 2012 in his home with his family by his side.
Graveside service to celebrate Raymondís life will be 11 a.m. Saturday, December 8, 2012 at Pleasant Valley Cemetery in Kenney with Military Honors.
Krazy Ray as he was affectionately known was born August 8, 1948 in Greenup, Ill., the son of Raymond Rhoades and Bonnie Rhoades Esry. He graduated from Clinton High School and worked as a welder. Raymond proudly served his country in Viet Nam. Krazy Ray loved Nascar and even raced cars himself.
He leaves behind his daughter, Carolyn (Jimmie) Sugg; brothers, Terry (Debbie) Rhoades, Donnie Rhoades, and Ronnie (Joan) Rhoades; sister, Julie (Jim) Schell; Grandchildren, Mikey and Colin Jameson, Ryan, Austin and Suzie Sugg; three nieces, six nephews and many other loving family members and friends.
Raymond was preceded in death by his father Raymond. and grandparents.
The family would like to thank the staff of Passages Hospice for the loving care they gave Raymond.
The family of Raymond Lee Rhoades is being served by the Graceland/Fairlawn Funeral Home, 2091 N. Oakland Ave. Decatur, IL. In lieu of flowers memorials may be directed Hospice Dreams, 511 E North St, Bradley, IL 60915. Please view the online
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