Raymond Edward Bays
Born: 08/01/1947
Died: 02/02/2024
Location: Nitro, WV

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Raymond Edward Bays

Raymond Edward Bays, 76, of Nitro, WV, passed away on February 2, 2024, at HospiceCare at CAMC Memorial Hospital.

Raymond was born on August 1, 1947, to the late Abraham Bays and Dorothy Toler Bays in Charleston, WV. After graduation from high school, Raymond served his country with distinction in the United States Navy, serving in both Vietnam and the first Gulf War. After a career of service to his country and earning advanced degrees, Raymond worked for many years in the chemical industry in South Charleston.

Raymond was preceded in death by his parents, Abraham and Dorothy Bays; sister, Betsy Meadows, and brothers: Dennis Bays, Norman Bays, and Joe Bays. He is survived by his two sons, Derrek Bays and William Bays; his domestic partner for over 23 years, Vickie Ross; sisters: Kay Means, Sue Wiblin, Diana Pauley, and Pam Lowers; and brother, James Barger.

A Memorial Gathering to remember Raymond will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2024, at Snodgrass Funeral Home in South Charleston.

Memories of Raymond may be shared by visiting http://snodgrassfuneral.com and selecting the obituary. Snodgrass Funeral Home, South Charleston, is handling the arrangements.


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Thursday, February 8, 2024
5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Snodgrass Funeral Home – Directions
4122 MacCorkle Ave SW
Charleston, WV  25309

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