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Obituary: Raymond (Ray) Sutherland

Raymond (Ray) Sutherland

Raymond (Ray) Sutherland

Raymond (Ray) Sutherland, 80 of Prescott Valley, Arizona, died Saturday, January 11th, 2020 while staying at the Marley House for hospice care. He was born February 16th, 1939, the son of George and Grace Sutherland, in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Ray was a carpenter and mason at Kaiser Aluminum for most of his working career.

He enjoyed hunting and fishing, was a bee keeper and played and coached slow pitch softball teams. He loved sports especially baseball and football.

Ray leaves behind his beloved Marilyn Weber of 11 years; his son, Dan Sutherland (Helen) and five step daughters; Bonnie (Jeff), Juanita, Lynne (Bob), Mandy and Cassie (Andre) and stepson Larry.

He is also survived by ten grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren; his brother, Ernie (Lorraine) and sister, Linda (Danny). He was preceded in death by his parents, five brothers and sisters and his second wife Darlene Cress. He is also survived by his Arizonian family; Joanna Weber (John), Bob Weber (Donna), Bill Weber (Jodi); grandchildren, Cameron, Riley and Peyton. Bruce Weber (Robin) and grandchildren, Dylan and Cole. A funeral service for Ray will be held on Saturday February 1st, Ruffner Wakelin Funeral Home and Crematory. 8480 E Valley Road in Prescott Valley. A reception will follow at the family home.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your local animal rescue shelter or to Veterans Service organizations, both charities near and dear to Ray.

Arrangements entrusted to Ruffner-Wakelin Funeral Homes and Crematory. Please visit to sign the online guestbook and share a memory with the family.

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