CARIBOU - Richard P. Raymond died March 29, 2019 at the Maine Veterans Home. He was born March 15, 1931 in his grandparents home on Lyndon Street to the late Bill and Toni (Pelletier) Raymond he was the first of six children. He earned a BA from Colby College. He served in the US Air Force 1951-1955. Upon his return he earned his degree from the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy. He served the communities of Washburn and Caribou for 37 years as a pharmacist at his family's businesses Raymond Pharmacy & Havey’s Pharmacy respectively. Dick loved the beauty and solitude of the Maine woods. He was an avid gun collector and enjoyed hunting. After his retirement in 1996 he was active in the Fort Fairfield Rifle & Pistol Club until he became ill. He is survived by four children Michelle Raymond of Caribou, Andrea Boutwell and her husband Bill of South Portland, Rich Raymond and his wife Lynn Bilodeau of Waterboro, and Danielle Raymond of Portland; a grandson Wilson Boutwell; sisters Laura Lee Burns of Petaluma CA, Cate and her husband Dr. Al Lagguza of Naples FL, and Fran Raymond of Albuquerque NM; brothers in law John Naughton of Quincy, MA and Bill Lyons of Hudson, MA; sisters-in-law Eileen Weaver and her husband Al of Marlboro, MA, and Ellen Naughton of Tewksbury MA. Richard was predeceased by Patricia (Naughton) Raymond his wife of 38 years; brother, Bill Raymond and a sister Peggy (Raymond) McLeod.
Friends may visit with the family, Sunday, April 7, 2019 from 12 noon until 2pm at the Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou. Interment will be in the spring at Evergreen Cemetery, Caribou. Those who wish to contribute in memory of Dick may do so through the Maine Public Broadcasting Network, mainepublic.org, or The Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Avenue, Nebraska City, Nebraska, 68410.