Ray L. Haynie Sr.
Ray L. Haynie Sr. went home to be with his HeavenlyFather on March 15th, 2021 in Portland Oregon at the age of 87. Ray was born on September 21, 1933 in Winnebago Nebraska to Ray and Earnestine (Olson)
Haynie. Ray graduated from Winnebago High School. He
proudly served in the US Navy aboard the USS Pollux. On May 9th, 1954 Ray married the love of his life, Joanne Odell in Walthill, Nebraska and shortly after they moved
to Washington. Ray was known as a hard worker, always providing for his family. For 16 years he was employed by Fred Meyer as a produce manager. In 1981 Ray and Joanne moved to La Crosse, Wisconsin and Ray worked at Gundersen Hospital as the Residence Manager, retiring in 1997 and moving back to Oregon. Ray loved Christ and was a wonderful example of a Godly father and randfather. Together Ray and Joanne had daily devotions and each morning prayed faithfully, especially for family. He attended Living Hope Church in Portland, Temple Baptist Church in La Crosse and Village Community Church in Gresham. Ray was also an avid reader, liked gardening, woodworking, playing games and puzzles and spending time with his family. Ray was preceded in death by his
brother James. Ray is survived by his loving wife of 67 years Joanne, son Ray and wife Nancy Haynie of nalaska, Wisconsin, daughter Renee and her husband Jim Baxter of Troutdale Oregon, daughter Leigh Ann and her husband Mike Bailey of Pendleton, Oregon, sister Vivian and two brothers, Harold and Larry. Ray is also survived by his five grandchildren Elizabeth, Ray, Gary, Melissa and Stephanie plus twelve great grandchildren plus his two great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be on Sunday, March 21, 2021 from 1-5 pm at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home located at 520 W. Powell Blvd. in Gresham. Graveside service with military honors will be on Monday, March 22, 2021 at 10:30 am at Willamette National Cemetery, 11800 SE Mt. Scott Blvd., Portland, Oregon 97086. There will also be a reception gathering following the graveside service from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm on Monday, March 22, 2021 at Bateman Carroll Funeral Home.