Raymond Graber, 65, Amboy, IN, passed away at 5:29 a.m. on Monday, May 4, 2020, at his residence.
Born September 14, 1954, in Peru, IN, he was the son of Ernest Graber and Emma Miller Graber. On November 27, 1975, in Abbeville, SC, he was married to Laura Yoder.
Raymond was a member of Bethany Fellowship Church, Kokomo. He was a building contractor and farmer for many years. He was a quiet, strong man who loved the Lord, his family, and enjoyed checkers. He fought the good fight. The family is overjoyed that he is experiencing glory with his Heavenly Father!
Survivors include his wife, Laura Graber; children, Lowell Wayne (Kendra Wray) Graber, Bonners Ferry, Idaho; Donnavon Ray (Elana Miller) Graber, Israel; Kenneth Lee (Geneva Wagler) Graber, Amboy, IN; Weston Daniel (Esther Zook) Amboy, IN; Jeannie LaRie (Daryn) Weaver, Meadville, PA; Krissa Rose (Wilbur) Herschberger, Peru, IN; Danae Elizabeth Graber, Amboy, IN; and Randall David (Althea Stoltzfoos), Lesvos, Greece; twenty-six grandchildren; four brothers and six sisters, Ben (Miriam Hostetler) Graber, Carolyn (Marvin) Beachy, Carl (Linda Bontrager) Graber, Kenneth (Rita Burkholder) Graber, Mary Ellen (Phillip) Knepp, Tillie Lichty, Linda Yoder, Elmina (Keith) Hochstedler, Roseanne Graber; and sister-in-law, Waneda Graber.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Ronald.
The family will be holding a private service on May 10, 2020, at 1:00 p.m. at McGrawsville Community Church Youth Center. A drive-through/walk-through viewing for everyone will be held afterwards at the McGrawsville Community Church Youth Center. Burial will be in Christner Cemetery, Kokomo, Indiana. There will be speakers in the parking lot for family and friends to listen to the service.
The funeral service will be live-streamed through Raymond's obituary page at www.mcclainfh.com on Sunday. If you are unable to watch live, the complete service video will be posted on Monday to the same page.
McClain Funeral Home, Denver, Indiana, has been entrusted with arrangements. The online guestbook can be signed at www.mcclainfh.com.
Link to watch live-streamed service: PLEASE DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CONNECT TO THE CHURCH'S GUEST Wi-FI, AS THIS MAY CAUSE A DISRUPTION INTERFERING WITH THE UPLOADING OF THE LIVE SERVICE!
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