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Raymond "Ray" Lee Branson

December 15, 1946 ~ August 2, 2017 (age 70)

Raymond “Ray” Lee Branson, age 70 of New Bloomfield and formerly of Linn, passed away Wednesday, August 2, 2017, peacefully at his home.
Ray was born December 15, 1946, in Linn, a son to the late Earl and Alice (Heimes) Branson.
Ray attended Linn High School.
On September 14, 1974, he was united in marriage to Robette Locher at Solid Rock Baptist Church in Judge, Missouri.
Ray was employed by Von Hoffman Press, Inc.
He enjoyed working on cars, playing cards, his mega-rummage sales and spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his spouse of 42 years, Ray is survived by: two sons, Shannon L. Branson and his wife Angela of Holts Summit and Jason R. Branson and his wife Jeanne of Holts Summit; three brothers, Richard Branson of Lake Ozark, Marvin Branson and Roger Branson both of Linn; two sisters, Donna Hurte of Steele, MO and Wanda L. Bosworth of Alexandria, VA; two grandchildren, Luna R. Branson and A.J. Graves both of Holts Summit; and several nieces, nephews and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his step-father, William Schaefer.
Visitation will be held from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 6, 2017, at Morton Chapel in Linn.
Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, August 7, 2107, at Morton Chapel in Linn.

Interment will follow in the Solid Rock Cemetery in Judge.
Expressions of sympathy may be made to Hospice Compassus.


Sunday, August 06, 2017
3:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781

Funeral Service

Monday, August 07, 2017
10:00 AM

Morton Chapel
911 E. Main St.
Linn, Missouri 65051-9781


Monday, August 07, 2017
11:00 AM

Solid Rock Cemetery
Hwy CC
Judge, MO

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