Raymond Carl Piatt Sr, 76, beloved husband of 55 years passed away Wednesday July 16, 2014, at his residence. Born September 15, 1937, in Empire, OH, Raymond was a son of the late Thomas N. and Etta Keenan Piatt.
He also was preceded in death by his daughter, Dorothy M. McHenry and brother, Thomas Piatt.
A kind loving soul, Raymond enjoyed bowling at the Tri-State Lanes participating in the church bowling league for over 20 years. An avid Cleveland Browns fan, he was always hopeful for a great season. Raymond was a veteran of the United States Air Force holding membership with the Wellsville American Legion. Working for HK Porter in Vanport, PA, firing the kiln and working in the brickyard.
He is survived by his wife, Marlene Boughner Piatt, whom he married on November 27, 1958; his son, Raymond C. Piatt, Jr. of Athens, OH; daughter E’Deana (Elmer) McBane of Wellsville; sister, Donna Jean Byers of Wellsville; grandchildren, Bonnie Butler and Alford (Sara) Butler of East Liverpool and Sarah (John) Stafford of Wellsville.
Visitation will be Friday 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester. Services will be 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Saint John Lutheran Church. Rev. Eric Edwards will officiate.
Interment will follow at Sugar Grove Cemetery in Toronto.