Raymond J. Wyman, the son of the late Edgar Allen and Gracie Cravens Wyman was born in Parma on Aug. 5, 1933, and died at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on Nov. 18, 2010, at the age of 80.
He lived his life in Parma and worked as a carpenter and as a guard at Noranda. He retired from the US Air Force where he served as a Tech. Sgt. He was a member of the Parma V. F. W. and of the Parma First Baptist Church.
On March 26, 1953 he was married to Pansey Marie Graham in Piggott, Ark.
Surviving are one son, Allen Ray Wyman of Wappapello; two daughters, Patricia Ann Gotchal of Joplin, and Marida Sue Johnson of Parma; one sister, Helen Blevins of O'Fallon, and Norma Lee Patton of Florida; and eight grandchildren. Other relatives and friends also survive. He is preceded in death by one sister, Verlie Mae Wyman; one brother, Lloyd Wayne Wyman; and two brothers-in-law, Bill Blevens and Don Patton also preceded her in death.
Visitation will be Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, after 12:30 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Parma.
Funeral Services will be held Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010, at 2 p.m. at the Watkins and Sons Funeral Home in Parma with Brother Cory Godsey of Parma officiating.
Interment will be in the Parma City Cemetery in Parma with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Parma in charge of arrangements.