Raymond T. Murray, 81, of Athens, Texas, formerly of Greeneville, passed away Sunday in Athens.

Raymond Theakron Murray was born April 29, 1938, in Greeneville. He was a son of Landon Murray and Thelma Bowman Murray.

He was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.

Raymond served in the Army Reserve.

He was a former employee of Magnavox, Curtis Mathis in Athens and involved for 30-plus years in East Texas area flea markets.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers: Billy Murray and Bob Murray; and sister: Cleo.

Raymond is survived by his wife: Ruth Ann Murray, of Athens; daughter: Kim Shorb and her husband, Charles, of Cary, Texas; sister: Lucille Peters and her husband, Clyde, of Greeneville; two grandchildren: Matthew Shorb and Michael Shorb; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Visitation was Wednesday at Hannigan Smith Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday in Hannigan Smith Chapel.