Raymond Earl Roderick, 81, of Grafton, passed away on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at Grafton City Hospital.
He was born in Fairmont on February 12, 1935, the son of the late Namen and Goldie Pearl (Little) Roderick.
Raymond worked in the Housekeeping Department of Fairmont General Hospital, for over 29 years.
He was a good Christian Man and a member of the First Baptist Church of Grafton. His favorite pastime was deer hunting.
He is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Earlene Esther (Franks) Roderick; three stepsons, Dennis Williams, of Boothsville, Roy Williams and his wife, Joyce, of Fairmont and Jack Williams and his wife, Amelia, of Core; ten grandchildren and 21 great-grandchildren. Also surviving is a sister, Lettie Lee Toothman, of Fairmont, and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his mother, Raymond was preceded in death by two sons in infancy; a stepdaughter, Patricia Morrison; a brother, Rev. Charles Roderick and two sisters, Elouise Costello and Virginia Wolfe.
Friends and family will be received at the Carpenter & Ford Funeral Home, 209 Merchant Street, Fairmont, on Monday from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Tuesday from 1:00-8:00 p.m., and on Wednesday from 11:00 a.m., until 1:00 p.m. The Funeral Service will be on Wednesday, February 15, 2017, at 1:00 p.m., with Pastor Orville Wright officiating.
Burial will follow at Janes Memorial Cemetery.
Online condolences may be shared with the Roderick Family at www.carpenterandford.com.