A native of Springfield and resident of Albany, Raymond passed away Tuesday, Sept. 6, 2011, at the Guest House in Baton Rouge at age 88. He was a 60-year member of Pipefitters Union Local 198 and served our country in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He leaves behind his wife of 67 years, Julia Threeton; two daughters, Judy McVea and husband Robert, and Geri Bonvillian and husband Kit; grandchildren, Bob McVea and wife Penny, the Rev. Brad McVea and wife Sheri, Chris Bonvillian and friend Hayley Stoltz; along with great-grandchildren, Robie and Megan McVea, Jason and Paige McVea. He is also survived by his sisters, Bertha Dominguez and husband Lawrence, and Nadine Bankston; brother, Ronald "Buck" Threeton and wife Louise; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Preceding Raymond in death were his parents, John and Katie Turnage Threeton; sister, Winnie Kemp; and brother, Wilson Threeton. Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend the funeral services from the chapel of Brandon G. Thompson Funeral Home, west of Hammond, on Friday, Sept. 9, at 2 p.m., with visiting hours beginning at 12:30 p.m. The Rev. Brad McVea will officiate the services. Interment will follow in Springfield Cemetery. The family would like to say a special thanks to the staff at The Guest House and Life Source Hospice. Memorial donations may be made in honor or Mr. Raymond Threeton to Life Source Services, 3049 S. Sherwood Forest Blvd., Suite 100, Baton Rouge, LA 70816. Condolences and other information are available online at www.thompsoncares.com.
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Published in TheAdvocate.com on Sept. 8, 2011