He was born May 13, 1932 in Middlebury Center, PA, a son of Raymond, Sr. and Lila Leola (Southard) Gleason. Raymond was the widow of Rita J. Gleason who died January 11, 2013.
He was truck driver for over 30 years employed by Paper Magic; Corning Glass, GTP Sylvania, the Daily Express, and was a caretaker for Hulton Park.
Raymond was a member of the East Troy United Methodist Church, enjoyed hunting, fishing and bowling. He was a U.S. Army veteran.
He was predeceased by his wife, Rita; sisters, Claudia Marble, Connie Marble; a brother, Desmond Gleason; infant brother, Howard Gleason; and infant sister, Joyce Gleason.
The funeral was held April 23 at Buckheit Funeral Chapel and Crematory, Inc., Mansfield, PA with Rev. Chris Nauta and Rev. Garry Zuber officiating.
Burial was in Middlebury Union Cemetery, Keeneyville, PA.
Memorial contributions may be made to the East Troy United Methodist Church, 2140 Porter Rd., Troy, PA 16947. www.buckheitfcandcrematory.com