Raymond Leroy Christman, 69, entered into rest on April 4, 2012 at his home in Stockton, CA. He was born July 4, 1942 in San Francisco, CA. He is preceded in death by the love of his life, Annette James, who was by his side for 18 years.
Raymond has three surviving step children; Michael James and Ron James of Manteca and Sherry Sorensen of San Jose. He is survived also by his sister Margaret Migilori, two grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives living in Stockton, Manteca, Ripon and Reno.
Raymond was class of 1960 graduating from Franklin High School in Stockton. He then went on to serve as a Radio Man in the U.S. Navy from 1962-1967. Raymond retired from Sharp Army Depot in Lathrop, California in 1988, where he worked for 25 years. After retirement, he worked for Stockton City Parks and Recreation for 24 years. Among the many wonderful things Ray will be remembered for his devotion to family and friends and his love for his partner of 18 years Annette James of Manteca.
Arrangements for Mr. Chrisman are under the direction of P.L. Fry and Son Funeral Home. All services are private. For condolences or special messages to the family please visit our website at www.plfryandson.com (search obituaries)
Manteca (Calif.) Bulletin
Tuesday, April 10, 2012