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Raymond C. Whitty

November 29, 1930 ~ July 15, 2016 (age 85)
Schroon Lake; Raymond C. Whitty passed away Friday July 15, 2016 at his home, after an extended illness, with his family by his side.
He was born in the Town of Schroon November 29, 1930 the son of the late Julius and Bessie Palmer Whitty.
Raymond was also predeceased by his brothers Julius Whitty Jr. and David Whitty.
He was a graduate of Schroon Lake Central School and Served in the United States Army in Korea in the AUS INF from 1951 until his honorable discharge in 1953. He received the Bronze Service Star.
He was employed for many years as a truck driver for Drake Lumber Corporation and most recently as a truck driver for the Town of Schroon Highway Department, he retired in 1996.
Raymond assisted many people around the area mowing their hay fields and taking care of their lawns and general cleanup of their properties. He made maple syrup at the family sugar bush for many years. He enjoyed wrestling and county and state fairs.
Raymond is survived by his wife of 64 years Joan Joiner Whitty of Schroon Lake, his daughters Arlene (Punkie) Whitty of Schroon Lake and Linda O'dell of Ticonderoga, his brothers Donald Whitty of Schroon Lake and Robert (Sandra) Whitty of Hillsboro TN., and many nieces and nephews.
The family would like to thank all those who assisted them during Raymond's illness.
A funeral service will be held Tuesday morning July19, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Edward L. Kelly Funeral Home 1019 US Rt. 9 in Schroon Lake. Interment will follow at the Severance Cemetery.
Family and Friends may call Monday July 18, 2016 from 5:00 till 7:00 PM at the Edward L. Kelly Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials take the form of donations to the Severance Cemetery or the Schroon Lake Emergency Squad.

Visitation

JUL 18. 05:00 PM - 07:00 PM

Edward L Kelly Funeral Home

1019 US Rte 9

Schroon Lake, NY, US, 12870

http://www.edwardlkellyfuneralhome.com

Funeral Services

JUL 19. 11:00 AM

Edward L Kelly Funeral Home

1019 US Rte 9

Schroon Lake, NY, US, 12870

http://www.edwardlkellyfuneralhome.com

Graveside Service

JUL 19. 12:00 PM

Severance Cemetery

Stowell Rd.

Schroon Lake, NY, US, 12870

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