Originally Published: January 8, 2019 9:26 p.m.
Raymond Louis Best, born Feb. 2, 1936, in Zanesville, Ohio, to George and Lydia Best, died Jan. 6, 2019. He is survived by his sons, Terry and Jason Best; and half-brother, Jeff Chorjel. His wife of 62 years, Dolores Ruth Best, preceded him one month ago.
Ray and Dee moved to California in 1956 where they were married and raised two sons. He worked for 30 years at Eastman Kodak and retired to Prescott, Arizona. He traveled with the family all over the USA and helped the kids with their Boy Scout activities.
He was a master of the barbecue and tried to grill every weekend. He will be deeply missed by family and friends.
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