Raymond Dean Lynn, age 66 of Frankford, passed away Wednesday, April 1, 2015 in his residence.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. on Friday, April 3 at the Bibb-Veach Funeral Home in Bowling Green with Brother Stan Henderson officiating. Burial was in the Fairview Cemetery in Frankford.
Visitation was held from 9 a.m until 11 a.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
He was born Oct. 3, 1948 in Rural Center, the son of Carl D. and Iceleen Jennings Lynn.
He married Sherry Unsell at the Frankford Christian Church Sept. 1, 1968. She survives.
Other survivors include son Carl Lynn (Tracy) of New London; daughter Stephanie Lynn-Carper of Perry; grandchildren Jonathan Williams (Breeanna), Brett Carper, Reitz and Braeden Carper, and Dalton and Shane Lynn; great-grandchild Mason Williams; sisters Beulah Nutt of Center and Marge Lynn-Tapley of Perry; brother-in-law Bill Unsell of Frankford; nieces; nephews; cousins; aunts and uncles; special caregivers Marvin and Barb Jennings. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandson Joshua Williams.
Raymond was born and raised in Ralls County.
After marriage he and Sherry moved to Frankford where he has lived the rest of this life. Raymond served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam era.
He worked for Hercules, REC and later retired from General Mills in Hannibal in 2011.
After his retirement Raymond worked for Cliff and Joe Mahar as a farm hand at Mahar Farms.
Raymond loved music, woodworking, spending time with his grandsons and the extended children he helped babysit in their home. He enjoyed attending the Cowboy Church and Adiel Baptist Church. He loved his farm.
Serving as pallbearers were grandsons Jonathan Williams, Brett Carper, Reitz Carper, Dalton Lynn, along with Jill Calvin and Marvin Jennings. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Wayne Lynn, Roy Lynn, Jay Olsen, Bob Galloway, Danny Galloway, Cliff Mahar, Joe Mahar, and Bill Unsell.
Memorials may be made to Great River Honor Flight, Pike County Hospice or Fairview Cemetery.