David G. Raymond
On Sept. 12, 2021; Age 65, Longtime Haddonfield resident; Beloved husband of Nancy (nee Obee); Devoted father of Hayley Raymond; Loving son of Phyllis and the late Richard Raymond; Dear brother of Richard Raymond (Sarah), Philip Raymond (Denise) and Jean Tierno (John); Cherished uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Dave was affectionately known by his friends and loved ones as “Big Dave” due to his larger-than-life stature and ebullient personality. He attended Swarthmore College and was a member of the Players Club in Swarthmore, appearing in productions such as One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. He started his career in Legal Publishing Sales at Real Estate Data Inc., and eventually joined publishers Matthew Bender and West Group. Later, Dave changed careers to Business Security Sales and worked for ADT and Stanley Black and Decker. An avid Philly sports fan, Dave loved all sports and played high school and collegiate football and basketball, and ran track. In his adult years, he served as a referee for South Jersey youth football and basketball programs. He took great pride in watching his family play sports, as well. He was a dynamic public speaker, serving as a boxing ring announcer at the Blue Horizon in Philadelphia. He volunteered as an official summer swim meet announcer for Tavistock Hills Swim Club, where he also served as a board president. Dave was a long-time member of Christ the King Church, where he attended the RCIA program and later served as a lector. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him.
David’s family will greet friends on Sat., Sept.18th, 9:30-10:45 AM at Christ the King R.C. Church, 200 Windsor Ave., Haddonfield, NJ; where his Mass of Christian burial will follow at 11 AM. Interment Private.