Raymond Dee Stauffer
Raymond Dee Stauffer
  • December 11, 1938 - September 5, 2017
  • East Peoria, Illinois

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Raymond D Stauffer, 78, of East Peoria formerly of Bloomington passed away Tuesday September 5, 2017 at UnityPoint Health Hospital, Peoria.
Ray was born December 11, 1938 to Orville and Mildred (Shangler) Stauffer. He married Sandra Kay Reum on December 12, 1992. His wife, Sandra survives.
He is also survived by a son Mike (Nikki) Stauffer of Franklin Tenn. and Christie "Crick" (Scott) Wright of Bloomington. Also, surviving are three grandchildren, Skyler Wright, Ansley Stauffer and Britton Stauffer.
He is preceded in death by his parents and two brothers.
Ray was proud to serve in the United States Marine Corp from 1956-1958. He spent many years as a Master Craftsmen and Builder. Ray loved restoring boats and creating the USS Rentless, cruising the river and taking walks on the beach. He loved spending time with his family, friends and his cats. He will be missed by all who knew him.
Cremation rites were accorded. A celebration of life will be held October 28th at the VFW, 1006 Lincoln Ave, Bloomington from 3pm-6pm with Military Rites accorded at 4:00pm.
Memorials in Ray's name may be given to Bloomington Cardinals Youth Football, Toys for Tots, Wounded Warrior Project or TAPS Animal Shelter.