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Raymond A. McPherson

August 14, 2018

Burial Date: August 18, 2018

Forest Lawn Memorial Park 3227 Dixie Hwy Erlanger, KY 41018 Aug. 18, 10 a.m.

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Raymond A. “Mac” McPherson, 87, of Edgewood, KY passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Edgewood, KY surrounded by his loving family. Raymond was retired with Dixie Wholesale in Covington, KY and continued to work as a Mutual Clerk for 53years with the Turfway Race Park. He was a member of St. Pius X Church in Edgewood, KY, the Dutchman Gun & Rod Club in Hebron, KY, VFW Post 6423 and proudly served our country in the United States Army during the Korean War from 1951 to 1953. Raymond enjoyed all sports, from High School and UK Basketball, to the Bengals Football and was inducted in the NKY Sports Hall of Fame and Holmes High school Public Sports Hall of Fame. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Dorothy “Dottie” McPherson and their daughters, Karen Chell and Krista (David) Thorburn. He also leaves behind his brother, Michael (Dottie)McPherson, sister, JoAnne Weckenbrock and 7 grandchildren, Stephanie, Meredith, Erin, Victoria, Alexander, Ashley and Samuel along with 6 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond H. and Elizabeth McPherson, brother in law, Ralph Weckenbrock. Visitation will be held on Friday, August 17, 2018 from 4pm to 6pm at St. Pius X Church, Edgewood, KY with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 6pm. Entombment will be Saturday, August 18, 2018 at 10am at Forest Lawn Mausoleum, Erlanger, KY with Military Honors to follow. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions are suggested to the Honor Flight, Inc., Attn: Diane Gresse, 175 South Tuttle Rd., Springfield, OH 45505.