Raymond was born in Temple, TX and grew up in the DFW area. Raymond attended Forrest Oak Jr. High then enrolled in the US Navy in 1963 where he was honorably discharged due to a back injury that same year. He later married the love of his life and soul mate, Diane Peters Edmonds on July 31, 1964.
Raymond enjoyed fishing with his life long friends Robert and Johnnie Pollard. He loved being around his friends and cooking with his neighbors, he was always up for a good joke and playing pranks on everyone.
He is preceded in death by his step-father, Ivor Vaughan.
Raymond is survived by the love of his life and soul mate, Diane Peters Edmonds on July 31, 1964; three children, son, Kevin Ray Edmonds, son, Keith Duane Edmonds and daughter, Kimberly Edmonds Neighbors (Husband Jeff Neighbors); and six grandchildren, Tyler Edmonds (Wife Maria Edmonds), Brandon Neighbors (Wife Jade Neighbors), Derek Edmonds, Justin Neighbors, Amber and Cory Neighbors; his beloved dog Buddie; and brother, Butch Vaughan and wife Delores Vaughan and family.
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