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Service Details

Visitation:

Thursday, October 5, 2017
1:00 - 3:00 pm
Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines

Service:

Thursday, October 5, 2017
1:00 pm
No memorial service
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Disposition:

Cremation after services
Hamilton's Crematory
Des Moines

Arrangements:

Hamilton's Funeral Home
605 Lyon Street
Des Moines, Iowa 50309
(515) 243-5221

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Raymond Denning

Des Moines

Raymond LeRoy Denning was born July 26, 1938, in Des Moines, Iowa, the son of Donald and Dolly (Godwin) Denning. He was an East High graduate, Class of ’57. He proudly served in the U. S. Army from 1963 to 1965. Raymond married Carol Jean McClellan on May 10, 1963. He was a truck driver for 20 years and a retired member of the Teamsters Union. Raymond enjoyed playing baseball in his younger years. He liked spending time fishing, hunting, and watching Sprint Car races in Knoxville.

Ray passed away on Monday, October 2, 2017 at the age of 79.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Carol; children, Scott (Dena), Pamela, Steve (Kathy), and Jon (Jennifer); grandchildren, Lindsey, Barrett, Elizabeth, Ricky, Ashley, Seth, Hannah, and Kristine; great-grandchildren, Aubree, Kayden, Kyzer, and one on the way; and sisters, Judy and Joyce.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Donald and Dolly Denning; son, Ricky; and his brothers, Donald and Gary.

There will be a visitation from 1 to 3 p.m., Thursday, October 5, 2017, at Hamilton’s Funeral Home, 605 Lyon Street, Des Moines.

Memorial contributions may be directed to East High School Alumni Association, Class of ’57.

Condolences may be expressed at www.HamiltonsFuneralHome.com