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Raymond Haynes

Raymond Haynes, 86, of Iowa Park, passed away on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 in Iowa Park.

He was born on June 20, 1930 in Santa Anna, TX to the late Herschel Raymond Haynes and Gladys May Lowry Haynes. On August 15, 1948 he married Alta Durham in Coleman, TX. She preceded him in death on January 12, 2005.

Raymond graduated from Santa Anna High School in 1947 and then went on to serve in the U.S. Air Force from 1951 – 1955. He retired as a Supervisor over Civil Engineering and Site Development Schools at Sheppard Air Force Base.

Raymond was a member of the North 4th Street Church of Christ and had served on the City Council and as Mayor of the City of Pleasant Valley for many years.
He is survived by one daughter, Pat Bess and Husband Phil of Iowa Park; grandsons, Ryan Bess and wife Julianne of Iowa Park, Daniel Bess of Dallas and Glenn Bess of Wichita Falls; one great grandchild, Bayler Bess; one sister, Rena Craft of Arlington, TX.

Graveside services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, October 29, 2016 at the pavilion at Highland Cemetery with Norman Hodges officiating. Visitation will be from 7:00 – 8:00 PM Friday evening at Dutton Funeral Home.

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