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Raymond Arthur Sledge

May 26, 1929 October 22, 2011
Raymond Arthur Sledge
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Raymond Arthur Sledge,82 of Buckingham went to the Lord at his home surrounded by loving family on Saturday, October 22nd 2011. He was born May 26, 1929 in Richmond, VA to the late Frank L. and Annie H. Sledge. He was preceded in death by his brother, Frank Earl Sledge and wife Cecelia H. Sledge. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Jean Sledge and five sons and step sons: Mark Alan Sledge (Shelley) of Seven Pines, James Stinson of Cumberland, William Dale Johnson (Ann) of Charles City, Charles Goode Johnson (Sue) of Richmond, Roland Johnson of Richmond. Nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren, sister, Helen Reynolds (Ed) of Powhatan, beloved nieces, Jennifer Crews and Tracy Stinson, and sister-in-law and caregiver Ann Adams. Raymond graduated from Varina High School with a scholarship in football, but instead enlisted in the U.S. Navy serving during the Korean War. On his return from the Navy, Raymond settled in Sandston, VA where he pursued his passions of fishing and gardening. He was well known for his ability to create most anything from woods or metals, many times doing volunteer work for local civic organizations. In later years Raymond and his wife Jean retired to Buckingham County, the county of their families for generations and enjoyed family, friends, gardening and home life. A funeral service will be held Wednesday, October 26, 2011 2:00pm at the chapel of Puckett Funeral Home in Farmville with interment to follow at Center Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Cumberland. The Reverend April Sledge will be officiating. Family will receive friends on Tuesday, October 25, 2011 6:00-8:00pm at the Puckett Funeral Home.

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Visitation

Tuesday

25

Oct

6:00 PM 10/25/2011 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/25/2011 8:00:00 PM
Puckett Funeral Home

115 Covington Court
Farmville, VA 23901

Puckett Funeral Home
115 Covington Court Farmville 23901 VA
United States

Service

Wednesday

26

Oct

2:00 PM 10/26/2011 2:00:00 PM
Puckett Funeral Home

115 Covington Court
Farmville, VA 23901

Puckett Funeral Home
115 Covington Court Farmville 23901 VA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Center Presbyterian Church Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cumberland, VA 23040

Cumberland 23040 VA
United States
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