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Obituary of Raymond B. Hoyt
Raymond B. Hoyt passed away September 10, 2019 in Olympia, Washington, his home of 26 years (1990-2016). He was born June 10, 1922 to Fred A. Hoyt and Nancy E. (Logsdon) Hoyt Eck in Centralia, Washington. He also lived in Lacey, Washington for 32 years (1958-1990).
Ray graduated with the Olympia High School Class of 1942. He married Maxine E. Hammond in 1943; she passed away in December 1984. In 1991, he married Anita Davidson, who passed away in 1993.
Ray served in the U.S. Navy (1942-1945) during WWII in the Pacific Theater as an aircraft carrier radioman. Professionally, he worked at Pike Place Market (1938), for the City of Olympia (1946-55), at Olympia Brewery (1956-68), owned/operated Martin Way Texaco Station (1969-82), and worked for North Thurston School District (1982-91).
He was a member of the Masons, Moose, Eagles, Sea Scouts, and South Puget Sound Timing and Racing Association. He loved CB and ham radios, charter fishing, ships, planes, and golf.
Ray is survived by his sons, Kip R. Hoyt of Tumwater, Washington, and Rex I. Hoyt of Lacey; five grandchildren; 13 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild. He was predeceased by his parents, wives, and son, Rick C. Hoyt.
A graveside service will be held Friday, October 11, 2019, 1:00 p.m. at Masonic Memorial Park, 455 North St. SE, Tumwater, WA 98501.
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