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Jim D. Raby

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“Just wanted to let you know that a name plate for Jim has been added to our Memory Board of people who worked in our Division at China Lake. You...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Wayne McGill - Coworker

“Jim was a founder of our industry and his impact will always live on. He came to Houston to do a presentation for the SMTA and it was an honor to get...Read More »
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“Ellen,You won't remember me from Huntington Beach, but in the 60's I had the honor of having Jim as my Boy Scout Scoutmaster. He made a difference...Read More »
3 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“My heartfelt sympathy goes out to your family at this difficult time. Please find peace in knowing that God understands your grief and that he cares....Read More »
4 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“While I have visited STI many times. The last time I was there I had the pleasure to sit down with Mr. Raby and enjoy some of his stories from the...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Ed Zamborsky - Port Orange, FL

“I will forever be grateful to Mr. Jim for the knowledge he shared with me during my time of employment with him. He was a wonderful person, employer...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Betty Cunningham - Huntsville, AL

“I had the pleasure of finally meeting Mr. Raby within the last few years. I felt like I already knew him because I heard my father talk about him so...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Nelson Peddycoart - Madison, AL

“I have had the pleasure of knowing Jim for a long time. He played such an important role in developing the standards in this business that we are...Read More »
8 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Jim will be greatly missed by all. He was one of the most generous men I know. Gail Jordan ”
9 of 14 | Posted by: A friend

“Jim is one of the most kind and generous persons we have ever known. We are so thankful for the few years of friendship we had.Jim is a very special...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Bob, Nancy & Judy Melchior - ON

“Jim was a huge influence on so many people, he gave me the opportunity to learn and grow not only in the work we did, but also as a person. He was my...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Terry Daly - Levant, ME - Friend

“Jim will be greatly missed by many who have benefited from his knowledge, wisdom, kindness, and Christian love toward others. Rest in peace my...Read More »
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13 of 14 | Posted by: J T - AL

“Jim had an important role in developing the electronics business by setting standards for the industry. He was honest and kind. I valued his...Read More »
14 of 14 | Posted by: Don Lockard - Westerly, RI

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Jim was born on August 10, 1934 and passed away on Friday, June 16, 2017.

Jim was a resident of Alabama at the time of passing.

He graduated from Monrovia High School in 1952 and briefly attended Andrew Jackson Business School in Nashville, Tennessee.

In 1954, Jim joined the U.S. Navy and served his country honorably as a Seabee and as a Communications Technician.

Burial will follow at Huntsville Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to one of the following: 1. Jim D. Raby/STI Scholarship Fund.