Raymond (Ray) Leon Haynes, Age 82, of Harrah passed from this life May 23, 2019 at his home. He was born November 6, 1936 in Canaan, Vermont to Edward Lyle Haynes and Emily Dorothea Sweatt Haynes.
Ray grew up in Connecticut before entering the US Air Force in 1956.He married the love of his life, Carol Lee (Kay) Haynes, on November 1, 1958. After serving 20 years in various duty stations in Texas, Johnston Island, Vietnam, Oklahoma, Spain, Florida, and Illinois, he retired at the rank of Master Sargent in 1976. He and Kay then moved to Oklahoma to become Okies by choice in 1976, and later moved to Harrah, OK in 1995.
He served the Oklahoma County Jail and Prison Ministry for 13 years which was his life passion by serving the needs of those who needed God.
In addition, he was a charter member of Eagle Heights Church since 1994.
He was preceded in passing by his parents, Edward Lyle Haynes and Emily Dorothea Haynes; brother, Edward Haynes, Jr.; sister, Dorothea (Dolly) LaCava; daughter, Dawn Jonell Haynes; and great-granddaughter, Evadne Dawn Haynes.
Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Carol Lee (Kay) Haynes;
Caprice Woosley and fiancé Bob Sorg and their family: Christopher
Mayse and Michelle Trickey and their children Jonathan Raymond
and Alice Dawn Trickey
Bobby and Megan Sorg and their family Zachary and Noah
Karen Haynes and her family: Wendell Ricky II and Crystal Byrley and their children Austin, Blake, Wendell III, Emily and McKayla
Jeri Kaye Byrley
Nicholas and Hilary Byrley and their children Eden and Trinity
Jami and Chris Sanders and their children Dragan and Hazel
Stephen and Tahereh (Tottie) Neal and their children London, Enya and Kieran
Raymond Haynes II and his family Matthew, Raymond III, Elijah (Eli) and Christian James (CJ)
Jason Haynes and Bobby Renfrow and their family Katelyn Haynes,
Miranda, Madison and Matthew Farley
Visitation is 2:00pm to 8:00pm, Monday, May 27, 2019 at Resthaven Funeral Home, Oklahoma City. Services are 10:30am, Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at Eagle Heights Church. Graveside services will follow with Military honors at Resthaven Memory Gardens. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Lung Cancer Society or to Alzheimer’s Research.
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