Raymond L. Cluff, 74, returned to his Father in Heaven March 15, 2016, at Dixie Regional Medical Center. He was born February 11, 1942, to Clarence and Gertrude Asay Cluff in LaVerkin, Utah.
Raymond married the love of his life, LaDene Hiatt, on December 21, 1968, in the St. George LDS Temple. He is the father of five daughters, Sonja (Bill) Stebbins, Christa (Dale) Brown, Ranae Cluff, Hannah (Greg) Trader and Janet (Bill) Grisham. He is the proud grandfather of six grandsons and three granddaughters. He is also survived by his siblings, Marsha Hunt, Rosemary Carter and Lona Sanders.
Raymond retired from the LDS Church Facilities Maintenance Group in 2008 after devoting 28 years in various roles within the Church Maintenance System. His retirement letter was one of the first official duties of President Thomas S. Monson after assuming his calling as President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
Raymond’s greatest love was his family. His hobbies included hiking, camping, woodworking, preserving family history and teaching those he loved the information he had.
He was preceded in death by his daughter, Ranae; his father, Clarence; mother, Gertrude; and sister, Connie.
- Friday, March 18, 2016 at 1 p.m. at the Washington City Cemetery.
- A visitation will be held Friday, prior to service, from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Washington LDS Stake Center, 446 East Mangum Road, Washington, Utah.
Arrangements under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary, 435-673-4221.
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