Raymond Dale Dawley

ESCANABA – Raymond Dale Dawley, 74, of Escanaba, formerly of Brampton, passed away on Monday, Aug. 11, 2014, at the St. Francis Hospital in Escanaba.

Raymond was born Oct. 6, 1939, in Clarkston, Mich., the son of Henry and Dorothy (Brooks) Dawley. He was united in marriage to Diane Cumberworth on July 15, 1983, in Ortonville, Mich. Raymond retired as a supervisor for Pontiac Motors and owned and operated Northern Experience Flea Market in Rapid River.

Raymond is survived by his wife, Diane; three sons, Jeff Dawley of Goodrich, Mich., Chris (Melba) Dawley of Northport, Ala., and Brian (Schaine) Carter of Charlotte, N.C.; six grandchildren, Ashley, Jessica, J.R., Chase, Hannah, and Caleb; one great-grandchild, Kaidyn Grace; sister, Sharon (Paul) Hockin of Raymond, Miss., and nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and two brothers, Donald and Ronald.

Graveside services will be held on Saturday, Aug. 16, at 4 p.m. at the Perkins Cemetery with Rev. Suzanne Ray officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be directed to the Delta County Cancer Alliance, the ALS Association (www.alsa.org) or the St. Francis Hospital.

The Dawley family is being assisted by the Skradski Family Funeral Home in Escanaba. For additional information or to leave the family a message of condolence, go to www.skradskifuneralhomes.com.