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(December 18, 1921 – September 2, 2016)

Raymond V. Park (94), passed away on Friday, September 2, 2016 at MidMichigan Stratford Village. Raymond was born December 18, 1921 in Midland, MI to the late Rufus and Ruby (Britton) Park. Raymond served his country honorably in the United States Navy during WWII as Sea Bees. Raymond was employed by Dow and Dow Corning as a welder. He enjoyed hunting and spending time outdoors. He loved his gardens and had a meticulous lawn. Raymond was devoted to his church. Raymond is survived by his wife Vivian, daughters, Cindy (Tim) Collins, Penny (Jack) Soucheck, his sister Bonnie Young. Raymond was preceded in death by his brothers Clayton, Gerald, Marion, and Bliss Park, sisters, Flora Kline and Nellie Dittenber and brother-in-law Montfred Young. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, September 7, 2016 at Midland Nazarene Church with Pastor Dave Anderson. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday at the church from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider the Midland Nazarene Church or St. Jude?ÇÖs Children?ÇÖs Hospital. Smith-Miner Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. On Line condolences can be left at smithminer.com