Raymond E. Binns
GLOUCESTER, VA - Raymond Emmett Binns, 75, died Jan. 6, 2009.
He was born in Elkins, W.Va. He was an active member of St. Therese Catholic Church. Ray served his country in the U.S. Navy and was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, Fleet Reserve, and Holland Club. He was also a member of the commissioning crew on the USS Nautilus and worked as a nuclear power plant start-up engineer before his retirement in 1993. His retirement passions were family, golf, and talking politics.
His survivors include his wife, Marie Therese Constance Binns; children, Matthew Koly and wife, Karen, Karen Paetow and husband, Gary; grandchildren, Matthew Koly Jr. and wife, Amanda, Marie Koly, Andrew Koly, Stacy White; great-grandchildren, Amber, Rachelle, Andie and Hannah; sisters, Carmelle Binns, Mary G. Reynolds, Eleanor Sainato and husband, John; brothers, Thomas J. Binns, Terence Binns; and a host of nieces, nephews and a dear friend of the family, Deo Hobbs.
Memorial services for Ray were private.
Contributions in his memory may be given to St. Therese Catholic Church, Building Fund, 6262 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061.
Arrangements by Hogg Funeral Home and Crematory, Gloucester Point.