Name: Raymond L. Burleson
Funeral Date: December 30, 2012
Date of Birth: October 24, 1960
Date of Passing: December 27, 2012
Funeral Home: Kranz Funeral Home
Funeral service held 2:00 p.m. Sunday, December 30, 2012 in Kranz Funeral Home with Brad Speirs of Novesta Church of Christ officiating. Interment is in Elkland Township Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Family Discretionary Fund. Family and friends may share memories, prayers and stories with the family at www.kranzfuneralhome.com. Visitation: 2 to 8 p.m. Saturday, December 29, 2012 in Kranz Funeral Home – Cass City
Ray is survived by his wife, Kelly; children: Taylor Burleson of Cass City, Jeffrey (Christina) Woods of Roy, UT, Lee Anna Woods and friend Joseph of Lansing; grandson, Carter; brothers: James (Diane) Burleson of Mountain Home, AR, Richard Burleson of Caro, Robert (Lou) Burleson of Deford; sisters: Brenda (Bill) Tonak of Westland, Donna (Les III) Auten of Cass City; many nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his parents and his grandparents.
Raymond L. Burleson, 52, of Owendale died unexpectedly Thursday, December 27, 2012 in Caro. He was born October 24, 1960 in Wayne, MI to James and Yvonne (Mittlestat) Burleson. He married Kelly M. Clancy Woods September 14, 2007 in Bad Axe. Ray graduated from Cass City High School in 1978. He worked as a machinist for several area companies including CKS in Bad Axe and currently as a Machinist Supervisor for Mi-Tech Tooling Inc. in Caro. He was a member of the Cass City Lions Club. Ray enjoyed working in his yard, photography and golfing. Ray took a great deal of pride in the Hi Fidelity speaker systems he built.