Mr. Raymond Eugene Philley, age 63, of Bronson, Texas, passed away Monday, January 4, 2021, at his residence.
Mr. Philley was born October 21, 1957, in Houston, Texas, to parents Diana Lee (Harter) and Andrew Powell Philley. He worked many years as a machinist with various companies before retiring from the Klemp Corporation. For the past 15 years, Raymond and his family have lived in the Bronson area, establishing "Hilltop Farm." He loved hunting and fishing and working all aspects of the farm life. He was also a "carpenter at heart" and found great joy in many projects around the house and farm. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
His survivors include his wife, Charlotte Ann Philley of Bronson, Texas; daughters, Donna Lynn Williamson of Bronson, Texas, Amanda Ann Marmon of Bronson, Texas; sons, Donald Eugene Grantham of Bronson, Texas, and Mirt O'Dell Grantham Jr. of Magnolia, Texas; a brother, Alan Andrew Philley of New Waverly, Texas; a sister, Paula Patterson of Magnolia, Texas; seven grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Diana Philley; a son, Alex Joe Grantham; a daughter, Anglia Renee' Castellese; and a brother, Christopher Philley.
A Celebration of Life honoring Raymond will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, January 9, 2021, at the family's "Hilltop Farm," located at 4042 FM 1751.
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