Obituary for Raymond Johnmeyer, 73

March 17,1941 To May 05,2014,

5 to 8 PM, Fri, May 9, 2014 @ Friemonth-Freese FH - Fayette

Funeral Services
10 AM, Sat., May 10 @ Fayette City Cemetery

Fayette City Cemetery

Fayette City Cemetery or Wounded Warriors

Well known Howard County farmer Raymond Lee Johnmeyer died at his home on Monday, May 5, 2014. He was 73 years of age. Mr. Johnmeyer was born in Fayette on March 17, 1941, the son of Raymond R. and Bertha Reed Johnmeyer. He grew up on the family farm and attended Fayette Public Schools, graduating with the Fayette High Class of 1958. After a time in college, he enlisted in the United States Air Force where he served for nine years, attaining the rank of Tech Sergeant. He married Julie Stockert May 19, 1962 in Solen, ND and returned to Howard County in 1971 following his discharge from the Air Force at Plattsburg Air Force Base, New York. Mr. Johnmeyer was active in agriculture on his farm in the Hilldale Neighborhood and elsewhere about the area until his death. He also saw community service on various committees and boards in the area. He enjoyed time spent with his family and golf outings with friends. Mr. Johnmeyer is survived by two sons; Raymond Michael Johnmeyer of O’Fallon, MO, and Patrick Lee Johnmeyer of St. Louis and by two daughters; Laura Kaye English of Hatton, MO and Renee Bertha Johnmeyer of Fayette. Also surviving are his brother, Kenneth “Butch” Johnmeyer and his sister, Shelia LaTurno. Other survivors include grandchildren Tara, Heather, Kaylee, Drew, and Zoe and a Great-grandchild, Savannah. He was preceded in death by his wife, Julie, and by his parents and one sister, Shirley Blakemore. Graveside services with military honors for Raymond Lee Johnmeyer will be held at the Fayette City Cemetery at 10 AM on Saturday, May 10 with Rev. John Gillman officiating. The family will greet friends at Friemonth-Freese Funeral Home in Fayette from 5 until 8 PM on Friday evening, May 9. Memorials are suggested to the Fayette City Cemetery or to the Wounded Warrior Program care of Friemonth-Freese Funeral Service; 174 Hwy 5 & 240 N.; Fayette, MO 65248.