Raymond Blaine Fitzpatrick

Born: Mon., Oct. 17, 1966
Died: Sun., Aug. 17, 2014


Lunch Following Service

Location: Pendleton Eagles Lodge #28


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Mon., Aug. 25, 2014
Location: Burns Mortuary


Interment following funeral service

Location: Olney Cemetery


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Raymond Blaine Fitzpatrick passed away on August 17, 2014, in Pendleton, Oregon. He was born on October 17, 1966 in Pendleton, Oregon. He attended elementary school in Deer Park, Washington; middle school in Spokane, Washington; and high school in La Grande, Oregon, and Pendleton, Oregon.

Raymond was a boxer from age 7-17 as an amateur, won 2 AAU titles and boxed at Nationals twice. He also competed in numerous tournaments. He turned pro until age 19 and fought for Motor Mouth Mike Morton in Portland, attended Olympic training camp in 1984 with Mike Tyson. He also rode bulls and participated in Wild Horse Racing all over the Pacific Northwest.

Raymond enjoyed hunting, fishing, riding 4 wheelers and being outdoors. He loved to laugh and making others laugh, too. He loved his family and friends and was the person everyone went to for help and support. He was loved and respected for his work ethic, generous heart and adventurous spirit.

He worked many jobs in his life; ranch hand, driving truck, Hill Meat Company, Krusteaz and, most recently, at Vestas, as a Wind Turbine Technician.

He is survived by his wife of 24 years, Sherri, and their children, Kara and Levi; his mother, Irene Lavadour Fitzpatrick; brothers, Larry, David and wife Kim, Ralph and wife Velva; sisters, Pebbles, Tonya, Earlene Hinkle, Twila Johnson, Barb and husband Chris Arts; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews, as well as many lifelong friends.

He is preceded in death by his father, Jim, and granddaughter, Gracelynn.

Burns Mortuary of Pendleton is in charge of arrangements. Services will be at Burns Mortuary Chapel on Monday, August 25, 2014 at 10am with graveside to follow at Olney Cemetery. A dinner will be held immediately following at The Eagles in Pendleton.  Sign the online condolence book at www.burnsmortuary.com

 

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