Raymond J. Punch, 79, of Brazoria passed from this life on June 13, 2019 in Angleton surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Lockport, La. on July 25, 1939 to Sylvere & Ariana Punch.
Raymond was a very hardworking man who was loved by all who met him. He was one of a kind. He held many jobs throughout his life as a shrimper, painter, Formica business owner and was the proud founder and owner of the Armadillo Ballroom in Brazoria, Texas for over 24 years. He was very proud of his Cajun heritage and loved to cook, especially delicious Cajun food. He was proud to be an Air Force veteran, Fourth Degree Knight of Columbus and enjoyed spending time with his family, listening to music, traveling in his RV and trail riding with Texas Independence Trail Riders.
A funeral mass will be recited at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Brazoria on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 10:00 am. Burial will follow at Restwood Memorial Park in Clute at 2:00 pm.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Sandra Lynn Punch; daughters, Tammy Pond & Terrie Ward & husband, Thomas; grandchildren, Keather Patterson, & fiance’, Irving Widelitz; Keefer Patterson, Connor Ward, & Briley Ward; great grandson, Karter Widelitz; siblings, Wildred P.Ougel and Mabel P. LeBlanc.
He is preceded in death by his parents; son, Timmy Punch; siblings, Orice Punch, Antoine Punch, Eleonore Richardelle, Leona Delaune, Eva L. Guidry, Lelia Allemend, Alvin Punch, Nolise Punch, Rowena Richoux Domingue & Audrey Chabert.