Raymond J. Crist
Raymond J. Crist, 96, died Jan. 5, 2018, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City. H e was born July 17, 1921, in LaVerne, Calif . , the son of John Uhl and Ella Elizabeth (Simmons) Crist. He graduated from Holcomb High School in 1941. He was a member of the Prairie View Church of the Brethren and served on many boards in the church. On March 14, 1943, he married Cledith Barlow near Friend. She died Feb. 16, 2002. Survivors include: one son, Skip Crist, and wife, Karen, Garden City; three daughters, Donita Billings, and husband, Larry, Holcomb, Marie Crist and Mike Funk, Denver, Colo. and Judi Vulgamore, Scott City; a special friend, Pauline Weddle, Garden City; 12 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Leland Crist; sister, Beulah Buchanan; and son-in-law, Larry Vulgamore. Funeral service was held Jan. 10 at the Prairie View Church of the Brethren, Friend. Interment was at the Prairie View Church of the Brethren Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to the Prairie View Church of the Brethren in care of Price and Sons Funeral Home, 620 N. Main St., Garden City, Ks. 67846.