December 10, 2012 Smithfield: Raymond L. Dudley 80, died Sunday December 9, 2012 at Maine General Medical Center in Augusta. He was born in Smithfield on September 1, 1932 the son of Eben F. And Lois E. (Brooks) Dudley. Raymond attended local schools, graduating from Skowhegan High School. Raymond was a U.S. Army Veteran during the Korean War. He was a former member and past Commander of the Norridgewock Veterans of Foreign Wars. Raymond was employed by Cascade Woolen Mill in Oakland and American Woolen Mill in Skowhegan. For 30 years, He worked at Norwock Shoe Company in both Norridgewock and Skowhegan. He worked for the State of Maine Department of Human Services for 12 years, retiring September 1, 1998. Raymond enjoyed quiet times and playing games including chess and cribbage. He was active in 3 bowling leagues in Waterville and Skowhegan. He loved to spend time with his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by brothers Harold, George and Waylan. Surviving is his wife, Marie (Patterson) Dudley, who he married on June 29,1957. His children Raymond Dudley II and wife Kathryn of Columbia, MD., Laura Paquet and husband Gregory of Smithfield, William Dudley and wife Zenova of Hartford, NY., Mary Veilleux and husband Larry of Waterville, and Paul Dudley and wife Tara of Smithfield, Brother Fred of Sidney, Sister in law Lorraine Dudley of Virginia, sisters in law Beryl Robinson of Dixfield, and Esther Lewis and husband Rick of St.Louis, MO., 19 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, many nieces and nephews, A Memorial funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Saturday, December 15, at the Smithfield Baptist Church Route 137 Smithfield. Burial will follow at the Gould Cemetery, Arrangements are by Wheeler Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Oakland. Www.wheelerfh.com In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Smithfield Baptist Church, C/O Re. Elbert Brewster 152 South Alpine St. Oakland, ME. 04963.