Raymond Lea

Raymond Earl Lea

November 19, 1946 - April 29, 2020
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Raymond Earl Lea, 73, of Rison, Arkansas passed away Wednesday, April 29, 2020. He was born November 19, 1946 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas to the late Willis Aurelius Lea, Sr. and Jane Pauline Spriggs Lea.
Raymond was a 1965 graduate of Rison High School, and received his bachelor’s degree from the University of Arkansas. He worked in maintenance at Jefferson Hospital and later Tyson Foods, retiring in 2011, and had also been a hay farmer. Raymond was a member of Mt. Zion Missionary Baptist Church in Kedron, Arkansas.
In addition to his parents, he was proceeded in death by his brother Willis Aurelius Lea, Jr. and brother-in-law Wayne Reed. Survivors include his sister, Myra Reed, sister-in-law Carolyn Lea, aunt Frances Lightsey, nephews and nieces Eric (Sheila) Lea, Melissa “Lisa” Lea, Brent (Becky) Lea, Jack Wayne “Jackie” Reed, Jr., Kevin Reed, Carla (Mitchell) Woodard and Layne (Jamie) Reed, several great-nephews and nieces and a host of cousins.
Graveside services will be held at 10:30am Monday, May 4, 2020 at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Kedron, Arkansas with Bro. Danny Allen officiating, charged by Ralph Robinson and Son Funeral Home. Honorary pallbearers are Olan Roberts, Joe Hickerson, and John York.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to Rison Baptist Church, Jesus First Building Fund, PO Box 404, Rison, AR 71665.
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    Monday, May 4, 2020 | 10:30am
    Monday, May 4, 2020 10:30am
    Mt. Zion - Boman Cemetery
    Dunkeffie Road
    Trucksville, AR
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    Brother Danny Allen


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Paula Raya

Posted at 12:06am
Raymond you have so many awesome things i can say.
When Daddy Past you were there ( Uncle Paul),
When mom was on her Death Bed 9 you were there for me.
I wish I would have been able to visit you more, But Covid-19 has control of everything.
I pray now that you have an awesom time in Heaven, Tell Everyone Hello,
Look forward to seeing you again.
Now Raymond
Go Rest high Upon you Heavenly Mountain, and Fly like and Eagle.
You will be missed, but never forgotten.

Love you
Your Cousin
Pauline Spriggs Raya, Jose, Justin and Maygan
monica and Marcella

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