Raymond M Vandiver

Born in Nashville, TN on March 2, 1945

Departed on January 13, 2017 and resided in Hendersonville, TN

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Raymond Morris Vandiver, 71, passed peacefully with family and loved ones at his bedside on January 13, 2017. Raymond was born March 2, 1945 to the late Jessie and Christine (Earp) Vandiver.
He is survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Connie (McCormick) Vandiver; sister, Gloria Kay Harris of Fayetteville, Arkansas; daughter, Alisa Rawlings and her husband Kirk of Kansas City, Missouri; two grandchildren, Josie and Kelby Rawlings; and nephew, Mark and wife Donna (Gay) Harris of Ashville, North Carolina.
Raymond graduated from Isaac Litton High School. He then attended MTSU, Murfreesboro for a year and then decided to go into business for himself as a commercial electrical contractor. He started V & C Electrical Contractors where he served as president since 1982. Raymond’s hobby was boating and anything associated with being on the water. He also loved the challenges of designing electrical projects.
Visitation will be held Tuesday from 11 am to 1 pm at Hendersonville Funeral Home. A Life Celebration service will follow the visitation at 1pm Tuesday. Burial will follow at Hendersonville Memory Gardens.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the Alzheimer’s Organization.

5 Comments to Raymond M Vandiver

  1. Ann Scroggin
    January 16, 2017 7:51 pm

    Love and prayers to you, Connie. Keep in touch.
    Ann (Stewart) Scroggin

  2. Nancy Johnson
    January 16, 2017 11:20 pm

    Thoughts, prayers and love to you Connie.
    Nancy Johnson

  3. Gene and Yvette Turner
    January 17, 2017 11:56 am

    So sorry for your loss Gene and I are out of town, but our prayers and thoughts are with you.

  4. Karen Toppings
    January 22, 2017 5:47 pm

    Connie, I’m so sorry for your loss and know it has been a difficult journey. Ray and you are among my favorite people and I feel very blessed to have known you. If I can help you at all, please let me know. My thoughts and prayers are with you.


    • Connie Vandiver
      January 24, 2017 10:20 pm

      I thank you Karen for everything you did for us. Raymond loved your visits and looked forward to them each week. He is in heaven now and I know he is waiting for me.

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