Raymond Atwell Sr.
CENTERBURG — Raymond C. Atwell Sr., 67, of Centerburg passed away Sunday, June 22, 2008, at Knox Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.
He was retired from Mount Vernon Developmental Center.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Aquilla and Cleo Atwell; stepfather, Charles Strickland; and brother, Kenneth Strickland.
He is survived by his loving wife of 42 years, Rita; son, Raymond C. Atwell Jr. of Centerburg; daughter, Bobbie (Lonnie) Strickland; stepdaughter, Lisa Swiney; stepson, Cecil (Susie) Swiney; seven grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; three brothers; three sisters; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Friends may call Thursday, June 26, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Johnson-Melick-Moreland Funeral Home, 49 W. Church St., Centerburg, where service will be held at 8 p.m. Private interment.
Friends, if they wish, may contribute to the Raymond C. Atwell Sr. Memorial Fund, c/o Rita.