Lunenburg, MA – James R. Raymond, 59, died August 19, 2019 in Manchester, NH from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident in Bedford, NH on August 15, 2019. He was born April 6, 1960, in Greenville, ME, the son of Leonard J. and Mycilla Raymond. James was a graduate of Mount Wachusett Community College Criminal Justice Program, receiving as Associates Degree. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving with the Military Police. He worked for the Department of Corrections for 33 years and retired as a Lieutenant. He also worked for First Choice Limousine Service. He was a member of the Auxiliary Police in Ashby, MA, a member of the Leominster Civil Defense Auxiliary Police, and an EMT with the Leominster Civil Defense. His first job was as a skate guard at Roll On America in Leominster and he continued working there through high school and college.
He was a member of the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club, which is made up of Police Officers, and the Wild Pigs Motorcycle Club, which is made up of Corrections officers.
James is survived by his sister, Susan Gallant of Leominster; two nieces, Kathryn Gallant and Patricia Noonan and husband, Donny; a nephew, Bryan Gallant; great-niece, Tea Duffy; great-nephews, Zachary Davis, Dakota Davis, Tyler Noonan and Dylan Noonan. He also leaves his step-father, Antonio Megliola of Lunenburg. James will be missed dearly missed dozens of friends.
Funeral services will be held in Massachusetts. A graveside committal service will be held 11:00am Friday, September 6, 2019, at the family lot in Greenville Cemetery. Local arrangements are in the care of the Lary Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed atwww.laryfuneralhome.com.