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Raymond James Craton

October 27, 1946 ~ September 2, 2020 (age 73)

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Raymond James Craton age 73, of Deshler, died Wednesday night, September 2, 2020 at St. Rita’s Medical Center, Lima.

His Legacy… Raymond was born October 27, 1946 to Buron Astor and Caroll Patricia (Brennan) Craton in Toledo.  Ray graduated from high school.  He is a United States Navy veteran and was a member of the St. John’s Episcopal in Toledo.  Ray was a former minister and security guard.

His Family… He is survived by his grandchildren: Douglas (Carol) Scott, Michael (Kara) Scott, Caitlynn Scott, Brittany Scott, Randall Elmore, Daniel Elmore, Curtis Elmore, Desiree Elmore, Mike Hemphill and Vanessa Elmore. 7 great grandchildren: Kaydence, Draven, Saphira-May, Keegan, Layah, Noah, Bailey, Dominic and Rebecca. He was preceded in death by his daughter, April Scott and his sister, Collen Marie Pribe.

Ray’s Funeral Farewell will be private. Memorial contributions can be made to the Holgate Library. 

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