Raymond LaVern Avis
  • Born on: May 22, 1946
  • Departed on: May 28, 2022
  • Resided in: Cedar Rapids , IA

Raymond LaVern Avis

Raymond LaVern Avis, 76, of Cedar Rapids passed away on May 28, 2022, at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. A Celebration of Life will be held at a future date. Private Entombment will be held at Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Iowa Cremation is assisting the family. 

Raymond was born on May 22, 1946, in Independence, Iowa. He was retired from Rockwell-Collins. Raymond enjoyed golfing, bowling, and playing cards. 

Survivors include three sons Trent (Lori) Avis of Marion, Trevor Avis of Cedar Rapids, and Troy (Tammy) Avis of Cedar Rapids, five grandchildren Alexander (Lizzy), Tyler, Brooklyn, Brooke (Coleman), and Tanner, two great-grandchildren Maura and Lainey, four sisters Nancy, Alice, Ruth, and Bernita, and a special friend Connie Rounds.

Preceding him in death were his parents Grant and Maude Avis and six siblings Duane, Fern, Kathy, Wanda, David, and Joanne.

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