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Raymond Theodore Chilen, Jr

September 29, 1948 — August 16, 2023

Morgan, Texas


Raymond Theodore Chilen, Jr., a dedicated employee and a beloved family man, passed away on August 16, 2023, at the age of 74. Born on September 29, 1948, in Salina, Kansas, Raymond led a fulfilling life that left an indelible mark on all those who had the privilege of knowing him.

Raymond spent twenty years of his career with Clifton Molding, demonstrating unwavering commitment and professionalism. His work ethic was admired by colleagues and superiors alike as he displayed excellent skills and dedication to his craft. His contributions to the company will never be forgotten.

Outside of work, Raymond was known for his deep faith and devotion as a Christian man. He found solace in nature and cherished spending time outdoors. Whether it was fishing in serene waters or honing his skills in woodworking, Raymond had a keen appreciation for the beauty of God's creation.

In addition to his successful career and devout faith, Raymond proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force for twenty years. His time in the military helped shape his character and instilled in him values of honor, duty, and sacrifice.

Raymond's passing leaves a void that will be felt deeply by all those whose lives he touched. Raymond leaves behind a daughter named Angel Ratliff, a son named Edward Chilen, and a step-daughter named Candies Peters. As well as twelve grandchildren and thirteen great-grandchildren who brought immense joy to his life.

Family meant everything to Raymond; he cherished every moment spent with his loved ones. He leaves behind memories filled with laughter, love, and abiding affection that will always be held close to their hearts.

A memorial service will be held on August 25, 2023, at Grace Memorial Baptist Church in Clifton, Texas at  4:30 pm.. The service will be a sincere tribute to Raymond's life and the impact he had on those around him.

Raymond Theodore Chilen, Jr., will be remembered as a devoted husband, a caring father, and a loving grandfather. His legacy of hard work, faith, and devotion will forever remain an inspiration to all. May his soul rest in eternal peace, knowing the profound impact he made during his time on Earth.

Arrangements were entrusted to Lawson Funeral Home, Meridian, Texas 254-435-2792.

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