Printed from:

Welcome to Columbia Magazine  

Raymond Thompson Munson, Casey Co., KY (1924-2013)

He was a native of Franklin Co., KY, the son of the late Everette Byron and Annie Richardson Munson. He was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, Ruth Payne Munson. He is survived by his niece and daughter of the heart Toni T. Parker and her children, his sisters, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was a graduate of Elkhorn High School and a United States Army veteran, having served in the Philippines as a half-track driver. He worked for Sower Hardware and several local automobile dealers before opening Munson Auto Sales.

Raymond Thompson Munson, age 88, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013 at Taylor Manor Nursing Home, Versailles, KY.

Graveside services for Mr. Munson will be 1pmCT/2pmET Tuesday, August 6, 2013 at Antioch Cemetery, Liberty, KY, with Bro. Dwight Coffman officiating. Casey County Funeral Squad will conduct military honors. The family will receive friends at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home, 312 Washington Street, Frankfort, KY, Monday, evening, 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmCT.

Raymond Thompson Munson, Casey Co., KY (1924-2013)

Mr. Munson was born in Franklin County, KY, on Friday, November 14, 1924. He died Friday, August 2, 2013, in Versailles, Woodford County, KY, at the age of 88 years, 7 months, and 18 days.

Survivors include his niece and daughter of the heart, Toni T. Parker and her children, Todd Smither (Tiffnay), Trey Waddle (Lauren), Paige Waddle (Jacob); sisters, Polly Thornton, Sara Nell Ford, Carolyn Rodgers; and numerous nieces and nephews. His wife of 57 years, Ruth Payne Munson, passed away November 16, 2012. He was also preceded in death by his brothers, Everett Jr., Sam, Charles, Tom and Ed Munson.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests expressions of sympathy in memory of Mr. Munson to 4 Paws for Cam, c/o Lauren Webb, 571 Chinook Trail, Frankfort, KY 40601.

Arrangement entrusted to McKinney-Brown Funeral Home, 752 Campbellsville Street, Liberty, KY, in charge of arrangements. Send a condolence to the family of Raymond Thompson Munson

This story was posted on 2013-08-04 02:09:44
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home
Located one block off the Square at 200 Campbellsville Street in Columbia, KY.
To reach David and Cathy Martin, phone (270)-384-2149, or e-mail:
Large enough to serve comfortably; Small enough to serve personally.

G & G Monuments
Todd and Mandi Green and Jared Conover
1670 Liberty Road, Columbia, KY. email:, 270-634-0359
First Quality Marble and Granite

Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home
Established 1922 | 210 Greensburg St., Columbia, KY 42728 | Jeff Jessie, Owner
270-384-2145,, email


Quick Links to Popular Features

Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on


Contact us: Columbia Magazine and are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.
Phone: 270.403.0017

Please use our contact page, or send questions about technical issues with this site to All logos and trademarks used on this site are property of their respective owners. All comments remain the property and responsibility of their posters, all articles and photos remain the property of their creators, and all the rest is copyright 1995-Present by Columbia! Magazine and D'Zine, Ltd. Privacy policy: use of this site requires no sharing of information. Voluntarily shared information may be published and made available to the public on this site and/or stored electronically. Anonymous submissions will be subject to additional verification. Cookies are not required to use our site. However, if you have cookies enabled in your web browser, some of our advertisers may use cookies for interest-based advertising across multiple domains. For more information about third-party advertising, visit the NAI web privacy site.