Raymond L. DeVault

MENDOTA – Raymond L. DeVault, 80, of Mendota, passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2023, at OSF St. Anthony Medical Center, Rockford, surrounded by his loving family.

Funeral services will be Friday, Nov. 17, 2023, at 11 a.m. at the Merritt Funeral Home, Mendota with Rev. Mary Bohall officiating. Cremation rites will be accorded following and private burial will be held at Restland Cemetery, Mendota at a later date. Visitation will be held Thursday, Nov. 16 from 5-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Raymond was born in October of 1943 to Violet (Blackburn) DeVault in Waynesburg, Ohio, and lived in Buckhorn, Ky. He attended the Berea Foundation School in Berea, Ky., and Eastern Kentucky University.

Raymond is survived by his wife Joan; daughters Laura (Dennis) Truckenbrod and Sherry (Jeff) Doughty; grandchildren, Megan (Kyle) Davis, Kyle (Samantha) Truckenbrod, Evan Doughty, Sarah Doughty, Tyler (Allie) Doughty; and great-grandchildren, Lia, Kade, Quinley and Holden. Raymond is also survived by his brothers, Keith DeVault and Robert (Ann) DeVault; sister Mary (Jeanie) Lumsden; sister-in-law Judy Stewart; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Violet DeVault.

During Raymond's life he was employed by Sundstrand, Orkin, Schwan's, Plano Molding and Walmart. Raymond loved to garden and spend time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He also enjoyed having his daily coffee with his Ziggie's family and friends.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Online condolences may be left at www.merrittfh.com.