Jack Alan Raymond, 56, of Springfield, passed away at 10:51 am Saturday, March 30, 2013 at his home. He was born August 12, 1956 in St. Louis, MO to Jack Erwin and Dorothy Alice Pendelton Raymond.
Surviving are a daughter, Danielle (fiancé Josh Nibbe) Whittington of Dawson; one son, Joe (Kristi) Gibson of Sherman; eight grandchildren, Kayle, Mady and Joey Gibson, Cody Lorton, Casey Whittington, Joseph, Jackson, and Jacob Nibbe; twin sister, Jill (Tom) Clemons of Des Perez, MO; two brothers, Mark (Vickie) Raymond of Wentzville, MO and Denton (Debbie) Raymond of O’Fallon, MO; former wife, Norma Whitehead and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins and several great nephews.
Jack is preceeded in death by his father-in-law Pete Locker.
He was an avid fisherman. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and telling them stories. He enjoyed spending time at the river boating and fishing. In 1974, he moved to Springfield. He lived in the Riverton/Dawson area the majority of his life. He was owner/operator of Pete’s Bait II. He was a truck driver for 30 years for various businesses in the area.
Visitation: 4 – 7 pm, Thursday, April 4, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 10:00 am Friday, April 5, 2013 at Staab Funeral Home with Vaughn Beeman officiating.
Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery.