Raymond Fletcher Gulley

Raymond Fletcher Gulley, 90, of Kansas City, Mo. and formerly of Rayville, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013 at the North Care Hospice House in North Kansas City.

Raymond was born Dec. 29, 1922 in Rayville, to William E. and Della Frances (McGray) Gulley. He married Flossie C. Brull of Wyandotte County, Kan. Oct. 12, 1941; she preceded him in death March 28, 2006.

Raymond worked for T.W.A. as an airline mechanic before retiring. He was also a farmer. He was of the Christian faith. Raymond lived most of his life in the Rayville, area. Raymond served his country as a pilot in the army during WW II.

Survivors include one daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Gene Reuscher of Kansas City, Mo.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren also survive.

In addition to his parents and wife, Raymond was preceded in death by one son, Raymond Lee Gulley; one daughter, Tinne R. Lair; one brother, Lee Gulley; and five sisters, Ethel Swafford, Ruth Willis, Elaine Gulley, Fay Goodman and Velma Hankins.

Funeral services will be held Friday, June 21, at 10:30 a.m. at the Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond. Visitation will be Thursday, June 20, from 7 to 8 p.m. at Thurman Funeral Home in Richmond. Burial will be in the Crowley Cemetery in Rayville.

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