Raymond Singleton, 89

Raymond M. Singleton, 89, of rural Wabash, died at 10:35 a.m., Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at Miller's Merry Manor East in Wabash. 

He was born Jan. 6, 1929, in Hamilton County, to William F. and Blanche (Kingsolver) Singleton.

Raymond married Maxine Tyner in North Manchester, on Sept. 1, 2000. He was a member of the Wabash Church of the Brethren. He was a farmer for more than 50 years and also did carpentry work for 40 years. He enjoyed cutting wood, and old 2-cylinder John Deere tractors. He played softball until he was 55 years old, pitching 33 years. Raymond also played independent basketball.  

He is survived by his wife, Maxine Singleton of Wabash, four children; Phyllis Singleton, Mary Jane (Andy) Tyler, Jamie (Theresa) Singleton, and Jerry (Nancy) Singleton, all of Wabash; daughter-in-law, Sandy Singleton of North Manchester, six grandchildren; Shaun Singleton of North Manchester, Katie Singleton, Ashley Tyler, Eric Lynch, and Andy Lynch, all of Wabash, and Lori Lynch of Noblesville, several great-grandchildren, and sister-in-law, Sharon Singleton, of North Manchester. He was preceded in death by his parents, first wife, Beulah Singleton, son, Steve Singleton, and 13 brothers and sisters.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m., Saturday, May 12, 2018, at Wabash Church of the Brethren, 645 Bond St., Wabash, with Pastor Kay Gaier officiating. Burial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 4 - 8 p.m., Friday, May 11, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash.

Preferred memorial is Wabash Church of the Brethren.

The memorial guest book for Raymond may be signed at



Posted on 2018 May 09