Raymond Calvin Barron, 67, of Rock Hill Rd., Blakely, Ga. died Friday afternoon, July 18, 2014, in the emergency room of Pioneer Community Hospital of Early. His funeral was carried out just as Raymond had planned it several years ago. We had a private graveside Sunday morning, July 20, 2014, in the Blakely Cemetery with only immediate family members present. The service was conducted by Rev. William Smith of Colquitt, Ga., Raymond’s good friend and golfing buddy.
Raymond was born January 4, 1947 in Blakely, Ga. to the late Jim Bob Barron and Ruby Nobles Barron. He was a retired farmer and former bail bondsman. Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Earl Barron. Raymond served 6 years in the National Guard and was of the Baptist Faith.
His survivors include his wife: Jessie Jordan Barron of Blakely; 2 sons: Raymond Praiss Barron of Atlanta, Ga. and Calvin Heath Barron and Stacy Baker of Cumming, Ga. He has a sister , Merle Barron from Alabama.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, South Atlantic Division, P. O. Box 1201, Albany, Ga. 31702.