Stillwater News Press


April 11, 2013

Raymond Bays

— Raymond Bays, a Chandler resident, was born on July 29, 1944, in Stillwater and departed this life on April 9, 2013, at his home in Chandler of natural causes at the age of 68.

Raymond was the son of Owen and Pearlie (Thomason) Bays. He married Linda Lee on July 14, 1967, in Jacksonville, Fla. Raymond served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. He was a practicing attorney in Oklahoma City for many years.        

His parents and one sister preceded Raymond in death.

Survivors include, his wife, Linda of the home, two sons and daughters-in-laws, Tim and Victoria Bays of Chandler, Jeff and Lisa Bays of Chandler, two daughters and sons-in-law, Marie Bays-Rich and Russell Rich of Chandler, and Carol and Mark Grayson of Chandler, two brothers, three sisters, six grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, other relatives and many friends.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date. Services are under the direction of Parks Brothers Funeral Service in Chandler.   

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