Chief Master Sergeant Raymond W. Jarman of Milton passed away Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013, at Arlington Gardens in Riverside, Calif.
Raymond was born Nov. 4, 1919, in Milton, to Thomas and Mathilda (Megee) Jerman. He was a veteran of World War II, Korea and Vietnam, honorably discharged after 32 years of service as chief master sergeant. He later graduated from RCC as a LVN and was employed by Kaiser Permanente in Fontana for 16 years. He was a 32nd Degree Mason and belonged to Scottish Rites.
Raymond enjoyed square dancing and was a member of Riverside Single Swingers for many years. He was respected and loved by his many friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois Jarman; son, Rodney Jarman; mother and father, three sisters and two brothers.
He is survived by a brother, Thomas E. Jarman Sr. of Delaware; sister and caregiver Elsie (Babe) Bounds of California; sister, Clara Scarborough of Delaware; friend and caregiver, Yvonne Dunning; daughter, Eva Paiva; granddaughter, Christy Jarman, nephew and niece, Michael E. Bounds and Kathy Bounds Szczesiak; and many relatives in Delaware.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, Sept. 26, at 1 p.m., in the chapel of Short Funeral Services, 416 Federal St., Milton with visitation after noon. Burial will be in Odd Fellows Cemetery, Milton.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675.