Raymond Stuart Murray

July 2, 1956 — November 18, 2021

Raymond Stuart Murray

Raymond Stuart Murray was born July 2, 1956 to Ray Kennerly and Betty L. (Tolson) Murray in Des Moines, Iowa.

Raymond was educated in the Des Moines Public School System where he graduated from Des Moines Technical High School. Raymond spent most of his working days as a Customer Service Representative. His great work ethic was contagious to his coworkers as giving great customer service was his top priority.

Raymond was known to have a Green Thumb with plants and he loved them. Raymond loved cooking and eating good food. Being around friends and family was always a joy for Raymond, especially hanging out with his Aunt Arla.

On November 19, 2021 Raymond transitioned from this earthly life to his eternal life. He is preceded in death by his father, Ray Kennerly; mother, Betty L. Murray; brother, Ralph Murray; sister-in-law, Brenda Murray; niece, Brittany Murray and nephew, Michael Simmons.

Raymond’s legacy will live through Sandy Curtis, Marsha (William) Franklin, Linda (Izmaud) Johnson, Bruce Murray, Marvin (Donna) Wesley; half sister, Marla Kennerly-Jones; half brother, Michael Kennerly; aunts, Jackie Williams, Arla Hollins, Paula Morris, Jonnetta Camp-Bey; uncle, Jimmy A. Tolson and a host of extended family members.


*Masks are required for all attendees. Social Distancing will strongly be encouraged.

*This service will be made available via Facebook Live on the Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home's Facebook page (@hendersonsfuneralhome) on Friday, December 3, 2021 beginning at 1pm. Please "Like" or "Follow" our page for access.

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Memorial Service

Friday, December 3, 2021

Starts at 1:00pm

Henderson's Highland Park Funeral Home

3500 6th Ave, Des Moines, IA 50313

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