Raymond Durham, 82, was born May 7, 1931 in Mexia, to Amos and Annie Mae Durham.
He went to be with our Lord on Jan. 23, 2014. He was employed by Occidental for 40 years and enjoyed 23 years of retirement in Lake McQueeney.
Raymond was preceded in death by his sister, Peggy Colgin, and brother, Roy Durham.
He is survived and will be dearly missed by his devoted and loving wife of 60 years, Barbara, and children Debbie Anderson (Don), Duane Durham, Dwight Durham (Julie), Deann Vice (David), and Darina Buell (Bruce).
Raymond and Barbara were blessed with seven grandchildren and four great-grandchildren, and he was known to them as their “Pop.”
Raymond served in the Army, was a 3rd Degree Member of the Knights of Columbus, and was involved in many various clubs and organizations. He took up painting when he retired and was quite the artist. He will be missed by us all.
Visitation will be Sunday, Jan. 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at Zoeller Funeral Home in New Braunfels. Services will be held Monday, Jan. 27 at 1 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in New Braunfels, followed by a reception at the church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Sts. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
“Thanks to my best buds, Jack Yeldell and Johnnie Bezdek – I’ll see you guys later.”