Raymond L. Twenter, 80, of Boonville passed away surrounded by his family Monday, November 29, 2021, at Katy Manor in Pilot Grove.
Visitation for Ray will be at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Thursday, December 2, 2021, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. A prayer service will begin at 6:30 p.m. Mass of Christian burial will be at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church Friday, December 3, 2021, beginning at 10:00 a.m. with Father Mark Smith officiating. A rosary will be recited at 9:45 a.m. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery.
Raymond L. Twenter was born May 19, 1941, in Pilot Grove, MO the son of Leonard and Bertha (Hodges) Twenter. He graduated from Pilot Grove High School in 1960. Ray married Abby Twenter and had two sons, she preceded him in death in 2009. He married Mary Ellen (Vollmer) Twenter October 2010 in Pilot Grove. Ray was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church and the Knights of Columbus Council 1061; he enjoyed the Friday night bingo selling horse race tickets. He drove a truck for most of his life and enjoyed all of his trips. Ray loved to visit with people, he was quite social and never met a stranger. He also loved cracking pecans. Ray’s favorite time was Christmas, he loved having all the family over but enjoyed decorating for Christmas the most. Ray’s fun and loving personality will be forever missed.
Ray is preceded in death by his parents, wife Abby Twenter, and brother Larry Twenter. He is survived by his wife Mary Ellen Twenter of Boonville, children John (Lori) Twenter of Boonville, Jeff (Shelly) Twenter of Russell, KS, Ed (Monica) Vollmer of Harrisburg, MO, Rosie (Tom) Stauder of Columbia, MO and Steven (Stephanie) Vollmer of Fulton, MO, sisters Barb (Larry) Schupp of pilot Grove, MO and Carolyn (Lyle) Aggeler of Clifton City, MO. He also leaves behind grandchildren Chad (Heather) Twenter, Shane (Kayla) Twenter, Kyle (Megan) Myers, Brittany (George) Asbury, Danielle (Josh) Lorenz , Michael (Kim) Ryan, and Shayla (Dustin) Peck, and numerous great grandchildren.
Memorial contributions are suggested to SS. Peter and Paul Catholic School.
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