August 1, 1927 - June 14, 2019
Raymond Louis Theiss, 91, passed away on June 14, 2019, in Bryan, Texas, at Legacy Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. Memorial services will be at the Hearne Church of Christ at 11:00 am on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. Visitation will be held at Memorial Funeral Home in Hearne from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm on Tuesday, June 18, 2019.
Raymond was born on August 1, 1927 in Hearne, Texas to Robert and Emma Theiss. He was raised in the Blackjack community and graduated from Hearne High School in 1944. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1945 to 1952. Raymond married Doris Brewer on March 19, 1949, and they just celebrated their seventieth anniversary this year. He worked for Planters and Merchants State Bank for 44 years and retired as Senior Vice President in 1991. He was past Commander of Post #454 of the American Legion in Hearne and served in various civic organizations in Hearne. He was a member of the Hearne Church of Christ and served in many capacities at the church.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters and three brothers. Survivors include his wife, Doris; one son, Jerry and wife, Susan, of College Station; two grandchildren, Jeffrey of New York City, and Laura of Baltimore, Maryland; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Hearne Church of Christ, Call for Help of Hearne, or the charity of your choice.