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Raymond Eugene Downs

August 12, 1927 ~ February 4, 2024 (age 96) 96 Years Old

Raymond Downs Obituary

R. Eugene Downs, 96, Greentown, passed away at 10:00 p.m. Sunday February 4, 2024 at his home. He was born August 12, 1927 in Scott County, IN to Jacob and Ida Downs. On August 16, 1945 he married Viola Reynolds, who survives.

Gene proudly served his country in the United States Navy in WWII. He was a member or Howard Masonic Lodge #93, Murat Temple, and Scottish Rite. He enjoyed gardening, fishing, and attended Bethel Tabernacle Church of God in Kokomo.

He is survived by his wife, Viola Downs; daughter, Pam (Freeman) Fox; granddaughter, Amy (Brent) Dechert; great-granddaughters, Mara Dechert and Keara Dechert; siblings, Kenneth (CJ) Downs, Ronald (Barb) Downs, and Gladys (Don) Ritzline; as well as several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Wayne Downs, Harold Downs, Lowell Downs, Everett Downs, and Lois Downs.

Funeral services will be at 1:00 p.m. Thursday, February 8, 2024 at Hasler & Stout Funeral Home, 112 East Main Street, Greentown, with Pastor Logan Sparling officiating. Burial with military honors will follow in Greenlawn Cemetery. Friends may visit with the family from 11:00 a.m. until service time Thursday at the funeral home. Messages of condolence may be left at

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February 8, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Hasler & Stout Funeral Home
112 East Main St.
Greentown, Indiana 46936

Funeral Service
February 8, 2024

1:00 PM
Hasler & Stout Funeral Home
112 East Main St.
Greentown, Indiana 46936


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