Raymond Andrew Given
September 24, 1930 - August 13, 2009
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Haygood United Methodist Church
4713 Haygood Road
Virginia Beach, VA
Saturday 8/22

Virginia Beach, VA – Raymond Andrew Given, 78, died Thursday, August 13, 2009 at his home. Born September 24, 1930 in Upland, PA, he was the son of the late Andrew James Given and Ethel Hall Given. Mr. Given was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force, was a member of FRA and retired…

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James Flengas left a message on August 20, 2009:
I enjoyed working with Ray while at NAVELEX. His humor and wisdom on the job made life easier for all. It was Camelot!!
Nancy Tignor left a message on August 20, 2009:
Dickey and I were so sorry to hear about Ray. You all have been in our prayers and will continue to be there. I'll always remember Ray's smile and nice singing voice at the 8:30 service at Haygood. I always felt so good after hearing him sing. I also remember seeing him Alice too volunteering at Bayside Hospital. You both are great in your services for our Lord! My Deepest Sympathy!
Susan Lee left a message on August 20, 2009:
What a special and important person Ray was to so many people! He played a special role to many girls in the Girl Scout troop that Kate was a member of. I have so many memories as does my daughter, Mariah of Ray being a "super" cookie "Grandad" along with Alice. I'm sure all the girls remember when he came to talk to them about his travels around the world - especially Germany. We were working on gathering information for our "Thinking Day" project and he came in and brought items and facts to share with the girls. I know he will be missed by many and there are many who will fondly remember his kindness! My love to the family!
evelyn j barnard left a message on August 20, 2009:
my condolences to the family, he was a good gentleman. we will miss him at bayside hospital.
Terri Douberly left a message on August 20, 2009:
I was heartbroken to hear of Mr. Given. I will cherish all of the talks that we had at Hermitage Elementary when he came to volunteer in my classroom. He touched so many students lives in a positive way. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Mack Sawyer left a message on August 21, 2009:
Ray was a "man for all seasons". He was always very kind and considerate, extremely intelligent, and had a wonderful sense of humor. He always had a clean joke to tell. We will all miss this loyal, reliable and loving shipmate. May the great God of us all hold him in the palm of his hand forevermore.
Harry Mason left a message on August 22, 2009:
Ray was a most reliable and competent engineer,gentle and kind,respected by all. He was truly a great asset to superiors when assigned to any Naval electronics program by providing peace of mind that responsible action was in good hands.
Cremation Society of Virginia left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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