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Bob Raymond

robert-raymond-1Bob Raymond, age 71, of Cove, died Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at his home. He was born on Thursday, February 1, 1945 to Leslie John and Grace Elise Carpenter Raymond in Amarillo, Texas.

Bob served in the United States Marine Corps from 1966 to 1970 during the Vietnam War being Honorably Discharged as a Sergeant. After the service he returned to work with his family on the farm in their construction company Raymond Construction in Cove. He was an excellent welder and over all mechanic. Bob loved hunting and fishing, making knives and reloading shells. Bob was of the Baptist faith. Bob was a loving brother, uncle and friend and will be missed by all who knew him.

He is preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Richard Raymond.

Bob is survived by his two brothers, Vincent Raymond of Cove and Neal Raymond of Shamrock, Texas; one sister, Margaret McCandless of Canyon, Texas; several nieces and nephews and a host of other relatives and friends.

There are no services scheduled at this time with cremation services entrusted to Bowser Family Funeral Home in Mena, Arkansas.

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