Raymond Yule Floyd of Gloucester City, WW II Navy Veteran, Gloucester City Postal Worker -cnbnews.net
Raymond Yule Floyd
AGE: 84 • Gloucester
On July 4th, 2011, at the age of 84 years.
Born and raised in Gloucester City, NJ. Raymond enlisted in the US Navy and served as a signalman on the USS Pope during WWII. After the war, he worked as a lineman for the Pennsylvania RR. In 1959 Raymond started working for the US Post Office as a letter carrier. During his time there he served as NALC Branch #540 Recording Secretary, Treasurer, Grievance Man and Shop Steward. He was the Chairman of the Blood Bank, Labor-Management, and the Negotiating team and had attended numerous State and National Conventions. Raymond was an avid bowler, golfer and square dance enthusiast. He was a member of the Sportsmen Athletic Club in Gloucester City for over 40 years, serving as its President in 1973 and 1974.
He is survived by his brother Stephen, of Springfield, MO, Madeline, his former wife of 37 years, three daughters, Lynn (Nick) Galasso, Nancy (Glenn) Fennimore and Tricia (Frank) Spadea, four grandchildren, Nicky, Carley, Justin and Casey, his extended family of friends and care givers at Pitman Manor, and dear friend, Nora Spencer.
A memorial service is planned for Tuesday, July 12th, 10 - 11 AM, at the Etherington-Creran Funeral Home, 700 Powell St., Gloucester City, NJ. Interment at Glo. Co. Vet. Cem., Williamstown, NJ. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to Contact Community Helplines, P.O. Box 8465, Cherry Hill, NJ 08002.