Raymond C. Rayburn

Raymond C Rayburn, 76, of Mount Olive, IL, born Saturday, August 18, 1934, in Washington Park, IL, died Sunday, May 29, 2011 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.

Mr. Rayburn was in the Army from 1957-1959. He worked for Norfolk & Western Railroad, and was a member of Iron Workers Local 392 for 40 years. He was also in Gothic Lodge 852 AF & AM For 49 years.

He was preceded in death by his:

  • Parents: Raymond R. and Elizabeth I., nee Craig, Rayburn
  • Nephew: Allen Gray
  • Sisters and Brothers-in-Law
    • Alma (George) Ditter
    • Audrey (Charles) Gray
  • Brother-n-law: Robert Newton
  • First Wife: Darlene Rayburn
  • Granddaughter: Andrea Bruss
  • Father and Mother-in-Law: George (Agnes) Jones

Surviving are his:

  • Wife: Judith, nee Jones, Homoky-Rayburn of Mount Olive, IL
  • Children
    • Brett (Teresa) Rayburn of Columbia, IL
    • Craig (Christi) Rayburn of Chester, IL
    • Raymond "Tid" (Kim) Rayburn of Millstadt, IL
    • Mary "Adgie" Bruss of Mt. Olive, IL
    • Joseph (Angie) Homoky of Venice, FL
    • Shawn Homoky of Ft. Myers, FL
  • Sister: Anna L. Newton of Mt. Olive, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Dayne Rayburn
    • Elle Rayburn
    • Branon Rayburn
    • Dustin (Chrissy) Rayburn
    • Jaymie (Chris) Michael
    • Leah (Steve) Barbeau
    • Amber (Pan) Gao
    • Raymond Rayburn Jr.
    • Paul Bruss
    • Allison Bruss
    • Noah Homoky
    • Sophia Homoky
  • 7 Great Grandchildren
  • Many Nieces and Nephews

Memorials: In Lieu of Flowers, memorials may be given at the funeral home for the VNA-TIP Homecare in Staunton, IL 62088 

Visitation: Friends may call from 4-8 pm Wednesday, June 1, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home in Belleville, Illinois. Masonic Service will be held on Wednesday June 1, 7:00 pm.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm Thursday, June 2, 2011 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Eddie Barbier officiating. Interment will follow at St. Peter and Paul Cemetery in Collinsville, IL.

Condolences left for Raymond C. Rayburn:

    So Sorry for the loss of Ray...
    He will be missed by all...
    Thinking of all of his family and especially Judy..Thoughts and Prayers

    Frank and Bev Boehler Springfield Illinois 62712

    I will never forget the kind spirit that Ray had for all of God's furry creatures! What a soft hearted man he truly was. God please bless his family and help them to see the joy in the fact that he is now in Your presence in Heaven and to know the true gift You gave allowing us to have been graced with Ray's love and guidance.

    Angela Homoky Venice Florida 34292

    From the grandchildren and myself, we miss you Grandpa and will never forget you. Thank you for the life lessons, and insight and experiences. Be easy.

    Paul Joseph Bruss Fayetteville, NC NC 28304

    Adgie, I send my condolences to you and your family may you have peace in your heart.

    Samantha belleville il

    We love you all and are so sorry for the loss of a great man! We wish we could be there, but we know you all understand! Praying for your family during this difficult time! We love you!!!

    Paul and Amanda Smith Fort Riley KS 66442

    Although no words can really help to ease the loss you are feeling, just know that you are your family is being thought of in prayer. With Love, Mary, Laurie, Rachel, Kara, & Carolyn

    Homoky Dental Staff North Port FL 34291