Raymond Joseph Shup

July 22, 1925 - September 19, 2012

07/22/1925 - 09/19/2012

Raymond Joseph Shup, 87, passed away peacefully on September, 19, 2012. Born July 22, 1925, in Wilkes – Barre, Pennsylvania, Ray lived in Chesapeake, VA after serving his country through World War II, The Korean War and Vietnam, until retiring in 1974. He later worked for VSE Corporation.

Survivors include his dedicated wife of 64 years, Margaret, his son and daughter, Raymond and Donna, 5 grandchildren, 2 great granddaughters, his sister, Rose and many other dear friends and close relatives.

At Raymond’s request, a private military honor service will be held at the A.G. Horton Jr. Memorial Veterans Cemetery in Suffolk. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.Altmeyer.com

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, Southeastern VA.

Or join the family for the 2012 Walk to End Alzheimer’s on October 14, 2012, at the VB Oceanfront. For more information on the walk, or to make a memorial donation to “Team Pop”, please go to: www.act.alz.org

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Linda and Morris McKinney
8 years ago

Dear Grams and family, Please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you. Pops will always be remembered by us for his strength of character and his quick sense of humor. We will miss his humorous phone conversations and written notes. He was a part of our lives that will definitely be missed. We Love you Grams, please keep in touch. Love Linda and Morris McKinney

Keith Johnson
8 years ago

Dear Marge, Donna, Ray, Kerri and extended Shup family, through these many years, from the days Ray ran the service station after his Navy days, until the great devotion he paid to his granddaughter and her love of horses, Ray made a mark in this world. I enjoyed our banter the times we encountered each other and it was of an easy sort, sometimes biting with good natured humor and other times thoughtful and reflective. I’m sorry he suffered so in these last years but now he is no longer tethered to this world and his pain now longer inflicts him. May our loving God provide you each with peace and comfort as you overcome the loss of your husband, father and grandfather. God bless. Keith

Glenn Owens
8 years ago

Raymond,Donna and extented family.I would like to offer my condolences on the loss of your father,my thoughts and prayers are with you. An old friend from years gone by