Raymond L. Kells, 88, of Hannibal, passed away on Wednesday, December 25, 2019. Born on December 18, 1931 to Abram and Bertha Kells. He attended Cato-Meridian schools before enlisting in the US Army during the Korean War. Raymond was a truck driver for many years before owning his own excavating business. He enjoyed farming, the outdoors and music. He is predeceased by his parents; brothers, Paul, David, Charles, Arthur and sister, Ruth Fisher.
Raymond is survived by his wife of 64 years, Josephine (Scozzari) Kells; two daughters, Sharon and Joanne (Howard) Lavigne; two grandchildren; three great grandchildren and one sister, Martha Shaw.
Calling hours will be from 2-4 pm on Saturday, December 28 at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga Street, Hannibal with a service to immediately follow. A spring burial will be in Fairdale Rural Cemetery. For those wishing, contributions may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/ in Raymond’s memory.