Raymond “Ray” Walter Coburn, Jr., age 74, passed away on Thursday, July 21, 2022, at Singing River Hospital in Gulfport.
Ray was born on September 8, 1947, in Ware, Massachusetts to Raymond Walter Coburn, Sr. and Rose Gagnon. He enlisted in the United States Army and was deployed to Vietnam during the Tet Offensive conflict. Ray was honorably discharged in 1972. In later years, he worked and retired from UPS and self-storage management. He was a resident of Gulfport.
Ray was preceded in death by his parents, Raymond Walter Coburn, Sr. and Rose Gagnon; two aunts, Viola Coburn Dupell and Esther Coburn Guptill; and extended family members, Wanda Aucoin and Dana Dougan. He is survived by life-long companion of 31 years, Matthew Aucoin; nephew, Richard J. Coburn; niece, Michelle M. Coburn-Mayo; brother, Richard H. Coburn; extended family members, Lloyd Aucoin, Sr., Lloyd Aucoin III, Joy Aucoin, Ann-Margaret Aucoin, Karen Aucoin, Nicole Melancon, and Michael Melancon; pet, Calie; and many nephews and nieces.
A memorial service will be held at 11:30 AM on Friday, July 29, 2022, at Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home, 2511 Pass Road, Biloxi, MS. Interment will be in Biloxi National Cemetery at 12:30 PM.
Bradford-O’Keefe Funeral Home is honored to serve the family and friends of Raymond “Ray” Walter Coburn, Jr.