2015-09-03 / Obituaries


ERWOOD C. “RAY” RAYSIN, 90, of Metamora (formerly of Davison), died Saturday August 29, 2015 at Jacob’s Ladder Assisted Living in Grand Blanc.

Erwood was born in Flint, on August 10, 1925, the son of the late Carl and Amanda (Walterhouse) Raysin and has resided the area most of his life. He was joined in marriage to Marion L. Lucas on September 6, 1945. Answering the call of his country, Erwood served in the US Navy during WWII and the Korean War. He is a member of Michigan Funeral Director Association, The Masonic Rite, Past President of Davison Rotary Club, former member of Davison Chamber of Commerce, and had served on numerous community committees and events. Erwood served the families of Genesee County for over sixty years as a licensed funeral director and had owned and operated the Raysin Funeral Home until his retirement in 1987.

He leaves to cherish his memory wife of 70 years, Marion; sons, Tom (Pat) Raysin, Kent (Debbie) Raysin, Mike (Cindy) Raysin; daughter, Teresa Raysin; his loving grandchildren, Jeanette Raysin, Matt (DeAnna) Raysin, Chris Raysin, Shawn (Deann) Raysin, Stacey Jordan, Carl (Trisha) Raysin, Tiffany (Greg) Pleysier; 14 great-grandchildren; and a host of extended family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Elwyn, Floyd and Shearl.

Those desiring may make contributions in his memory to the Autism Foundation.

A funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday September 3, 2015 at Hansen Funeral Home Groves Chapel, Downtown Davison. Pastor Todd I. Frusti will officiate, with burial at Richfield Union Cemetery. Family will receive visitors from 1-4 and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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