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Mr. Raymond Wilson, 80, of Minden died Friday, July 21, 2017.
Born May 27, 1937 in Glen Jean, WV, he was the son of the late Woodrow and Valara Marie Wilson.
He graduated from Dubois High School, was a US Army Veteran and retired as a bus driver from Manhattan and Bronx Surface Transit Operation Authority.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, George Rose; sister, Louise Blanks; uncles, McVillar Minnis and Warden Tom Minnis and aunts, Inez Jones, Lorene and Arthella Minnis.
Left to cherish precious memories are his wife, Catherine Manigualt Wilson; daughters, Doris Bonnie Ravenell of Moncks Corner, SC, Patricia Wilson-Johnson and Valara Marie Wilson, both of Bronx, NY; son-in-law, Donald Johnson; brother, Daniel Wilson; sister, Jo Ann Wilson; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral service will be 11:00AM Sunday, July 30, 2017 at the Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor Chapel 748 S. Fayette St., Beckley with Revs. Regina Riley and Stanley Blanks officiating. Burial will follow in Highlawn Memorial Park, Oak Hill.

Friends may call one hour prior to the service at the chapel.
Email condolences to ritchie-johnson@suddenlinkmail.com.
Arrangements entrusted to Ritchie & Johnson Funeral Parlor, Beckley.
Published on July 27, 2017
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