The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001067939-01
Funeral Notices


Age 72, of Honolulu passed away on January 23, 2018 in Honolulu. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and was an attorney at law. Raymond attended school in the Chicago area and was a graduate of Weber High School, Northwestern University and John Marshall Law School. He served as a Naval Lieutenant in Vietnam, and was a 30+ year resident of Honolulu. He worked extensively in family court with Casey Family Program, PACT, EPIC ‘Ohana and served on many State committees for policy. Raymond was an accomplished jeweler, metal smith, enamel artist and often showed at local art fairs as member of The Handcrafters & Artisans Alliance of Hawaii. This year he celebrated 25 years of marriage to Chiharu. He was very close to his nieces and nephews: Stephen Owens, Kelli Owens, Gillian and Brady (spouse) Gunnink, Lauren Owens, Ryan and Taylor (spouse) Mullens, Liam, Iris, Emma, Grayson, Kellany. No flowers.

Raymond is survived by his wife Chiharu; son Jason Murray; sisters Debra Owens and Kerri Thiel. Visitation 4 p.m. on Saturday, February 3, 2018 at Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary-East Chapel, service 5 p.m. Aloha attire.

Arrangements Provided By:
Nuuanu Memorial Park & Mortuary LLC