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Date published: 7/20/2013

Raymond E. English

Raymond Edward English, 81, of Stafford County passed away Wednesday, July 17, 2013, at his home.

Mr. English retired from Marine Corps Base Quantico as a transmission mechanic. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard, having served during the Korean War. Mr. English was a lifetime member of American Legion Post 290 and a former Mason. He was also a member of Company 2 of the Stafford volunteer fire department and was their lifetime first chief.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years, Madeline English; children Beverly Hager, Yvonne Payne, Danny Ray English and Keith Allen English; brothers Douglas, Johnny, Eddie and Dennis English; sisters Brenda Craiger and Delores Sander; grandchildren Anita Bourne, Kristy English, Lydia McBee, Michelle Hager, Roy Hager and Amber Payne; and great-grandchildren Tiffany, Stephanie, Deanna, Isaiah, Dennis, Chad, Samuel, Madeline and Avangeline.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George and Allibelle English; son Allen Ray English; brother Robert C. English; sister Ruth Gallimore; and granddaughter Toni Rae Stanley.

A graveside service will be held at noon Tuesday, July 23, at Quantico National Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. prior to the service at Covenant Funeral Service, Stafford.

Memorials may be made in his name to Stafford Volunteer Fire and Rescue, Box 127, Stafford, VA 22555.

Online guest book at covenantfuneralservice.com.