Donald Lee Raymond Sr.

OAKLAND – Donald Lee Raymond Sr., 67, passed away April 30, 2021 at his home in Oakland with his family by his side. He was born May 9, 1953 in Waterville, the son of Francis G. and Florence E. (Trafton) Raymond.

He attended schools in Fairfield. On August 1, 1993, he married Loretta Salley in Solon. He was employed doing farm work until he was 25 and became disabled. He enjoyed cooking, camping, gardening, fishing, hunting, spending time with family, his wife and dog, Willow, were great times for him.

Donald is survived by his wife, Loretta (Salley) Raymond; five sons, Richard Raymond and wife, Nikida of Waterville, Mark Raymond and wife, Billie Jo of Bennettsville, South Carolina, Jeffrey Raymond and partner, Ashley Savage of Lee, Damien Raymond and partner, Julie York of Embden, Jesse James and wife, Shaeanne of Jay, three daughters, Kelly Mann and husband, Bill of Jefferson, Jamie Way and husband, Brad of Embden, Kristina Goodale and husband, Randy of Embden; 30 grandchildren; six great grandchildren and a set of twins on the way.

He was predeceased by his parents; brother, Jerry Raymond, and sister, Ida Landry.

The family would like to express a special thanks to Sherrie, Nelson, Norma, Dale, Melanie, Patrick, Dalton, Don Don, Julie, Jesse.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, May 15 at 3:30 p.m. at 47 Sawtelle Rd., Oakland.

Arrangements under the direction and care of Dan and Scott’s Cremation and Funeral Service, 445 Waterville Rd, Skowhegan ME 04976.

Flowers may be delivered to 47 Sawtelle Rd., Oakland, ME 04963.

There is a go fund me page on facebook for anyone wishing to make a donation.

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