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Ray Binder, 60, passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2012, in his home.
He accepted Jesus as his personal savior as a young boy at a Billy Graham revival. He attended Rangely College in Colorado where he received his pilot’s license. He worked at the El Paso Electric Company as a lineman for 30 years. His favorite pastimes were camping, fishing, sprint car racing and sleepovers with the grandkids.
Ray grew up in El Paso, Texas, where he was born June 20, 1951, the son of Hans W. Binder and Betty Lou Stennes Binder.
He married Susan Read on July 18, 1981.
Survivors include his wife, Susan Binder; a son, Beau (Lauren) Binder of Hope; a daughter, Augusta (Ryan) Pace of Brownsburg; grandchildren, Gavin, Chase and Chloe Binder; and the Read family and friends.
The family request that in lieu of flowers memorial contributions be made to Volunteers in Medicine.
A memorial service will be conducted at 5 p.m. Friday at Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home on Jonathan Moore Pike with Robert McCracken officiating.
Online condolences may be sent to the Binder family at www.barkesweaverglick.com.
We would like to thank Lisa McHone and the Hospice team, the nurses of VIM, with a special thank you to Diana Middendorf.