Raymond Lyal Newman was born January 19, 1957 in Oklahoma City to Elmer Earl and Iva Lucille (Battershell) Newman. He passed away January 22, 2021 in Shawnee at the age of 64.
Raymond enjoyed hunting, fishing, and many outdoor activities. He proudly served in the United States Navy which included on tour on the U.S.S. Proteus during the Vietnam Era. After completing a 6-year commitment of military service, he went to work for Wolverine Tube in Shawnee for a few years. After that, he went to work for Tinker AFB and the FAA where he serviced radar sites.
Raymond was preceded in death by his parents. Survivors include his wife, Kathy of the home; son, Jesse Newman and wife Megan of Stroud; daughter, Stephanie Newman of Wellston; 3 grandchildren, Aiden, Bobbie, and Ella Mae; brother, Sydney Newman of Wellston; along with other family and friends.
A graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. Monday, January 25, 2021, at the Wellston Cemetery under the direction of Lehman Funeral Home of Wellston.
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