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Raymond Gresham Sr.

May 16, 2022
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  Raymond Gresham Sr., 85, was born on July 11, 1936, in Athens, GA.  He departed this life on May 16th, 2022, at East Longmeadow Skilled Nursing Facility. 

  He is predeceased by his parents, Jimmy Gresham Sr. and Helen Gresham, and by two brothers, Jimmy Gresham Jr. and Thomas Gresham.  Raymond believed in hard work and was employed by Dick Howard Oil Co., and as a crane operator for BNY Crane Company.  He was a driver for U.S. Express Transportation and always said that he was extremely blessed to be able to drive all across America and Canada. 

  He eventually retired from Valley Opportunity, where he was a coordinator for the transportation department.  He enjoyed the outdoors, cooking, and listening to The Mighty Clouds of Joy.  But his main passion was driving.  He was a member of New Hope Pentecostal Church where he often drove the church van. 

  He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of 38 years, Marie Gresham;  two sisters, Ann Stovall and Ora Lee Finch;  his children, Raymond Gresham Jr., Diane Serrano, and Darren McCoy;  a step-son, Carl Neal;  and Bobby McCoy who was like a son to him;  five grandchildren;  three great-grandchildren;  two great-great-grandchildren;  and a host of friends, nieces, nephews, and other relatives, and will be sadly missed by all. 

A memorial wake will be held from 11-11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 2, 2022, at New Hope Pentecostal Church, 364 Central Street, Springfield, MA, followed by a celebration of life at 11:30.

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