Raymond Lindell Brandt was born in Livermore, California, June 25, 1941. He passed away Oct. 16, 2022. His parents, Raymond Ralph Brandt and Ivy Caroline Brandt, preceded him in death. He had no siblings.
Raymond graduated from high school in Centerville, California. He completed two years of college before entering the United States Air Force for four years. Following his time in the military, Raymond worked with his uncle on a jukebox route. He moved to Washington state after his parents moved to the Evergreen State as well. He worked as a mobile home manager for several years and then went to work for Centralia School District for 30 years, where he finally retired after a long career of helping others.
“Raymond loved hunting and fishing with his father, and was an excellent pool player. We know he is up there drinking a beer with his dad or my dad, or playing pool with my brother. He was my best friend and sweetheart for 32 years, and he will be missed.” – Jennie
Raymond is survived by his wife, Jennie Brandt; two sons, Everett Baker and his wife Kris Rider and Ken Richardson and his wife Cindy, and their daughter Tammy Richardson. Raymond leaves behind 5 grandchildren, Alysha, Taylor, Zach, Tanner and Chris; and one great-granddaughter, Elle.
Raymond will be laid to rest at Morton Cemetery in Morton, Washington with full military honors. A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Sticklin Funeral Chapel.