Routley , Ray Eulogy

The Lord is good,
a stronghold in the day of trouble;
and He knoweth them
that trust in him.
Nahum 1:7

In Memory of Raymond W. Routley
September 1, 1920 - November 21, 2003
Raymond W. Routley entered the presence of His Savior Friday, November 21, 2003 at 83 years of age.

Ray was born September 1, 1920 in Muskegon, Michigan to Niley and Lillian (Hibbard) Routley. He married Laura S. Orloff August 26, 1944 in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. He was a WW II South Pacific Veteran, serving with the U.S. Army Air Corps.

At ten years of age, Ray trusted Jesus Christ as his personal Savior.

He loved the word of God and invested his life ministering to young people and adults. Ray worked in aviation for twenty years until the Lord directed him to serve as director of Lake Geneva Youth Camp, Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, a Christian Youth Camp Ministry.Following Lake Geneva, Ray ministered the gospel at assemblies and Christian camps throughout the United States.

He served as a beloved undershepherd of the Lord Jesus at Harrison Gospel Chapel (now High Point Bible Chapel) Davenport, and Oak Ridge Bible Chapel, Milan. Ray never retired until the Lord called him to a better rest with Christ.

Burial will be in the National Cemetery, Rock Island Arsenal, Rock Island, Illinois.Memorials may be made to Oak Ridge Bible Chapel, Milan, Illinois.

Order of Services
Solo: Dick Faulkner, That Man of Calvary
Reading of Scripture and Memorial: Jim Iverson
Opening Prayer: Jim Iverson
Congregational Hymn: O That Will Be Glory!

When all my labors and trials are over, And I am safe on that beautiful shore, Just to be near the dear Lord I adore, Will through the ages be glory for me. Refrain: O that will be glory for me, Glory for me, glory for me, When by His grace I shall look on His face, That will be glory, be glory for me. Friends will be there I have loved long ago; Joy like a river around me will flow; Yet just a smile from my Savior, I know, Will through the ages be glory for me. Repeat Refrain

Remembrances of Friends and Family:
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