Raymond D. “Lefty” McWilliams, 65
May 15, 1950 -- Aug. 20, 2015

Raymond D. “Lefty” McWilliamsRaymond D. “Lefty” McWilliams, 65, of West Bend, passed away Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015, at The Kathy Hospice in West Bend.

Lefty was born May 15, 1950, in San Antonio to the late Raymond and Ida (nee Vaughan) McWilliams.

He worked at Lynn’s Waste as a forklift driver and also delivered the West Bend newspaper, no matter what the weather was. He tried never to leave his customers down. He delivered the news up to the time he found out he had cancer. He tried after his diagnosis, but the cold was too hard on his lungs. Anyone who knew Lefty knew he was a hard worker. Lefty liked to go to the casino, shake dice, have a few beers and talk with people.

Lefty is survived by his three daughters, Tara, Sarah and Lorina; grandchildren; stepchildren, Robbie, Shelly, Kelly, and Tracy; step- grandchildren; four brothers, Royce, Berl, James and Albert (Linda) McWilliams; good friends, Mary, Debbie (who he always called Mom), Jim, Tommy, Doug and Kerri, who were very special people to him; “stepmom,” Nancy; and other relatives and friends.

Special thanks to all his doctors and to The Kathy Hospice, who gave him wonderful care.

A funeral service in remembrance of Lefty will be held Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015, at 3:30 p.m. at the Myrhum-Patten Funeral Home (1315 W. Washington St., West Bend). Visitation will be at the funeral home Saturday from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service. Lunch and get-together following the service will be at the VFW Hall 1393 (260 Sand Drive, West Bend).

Myrhum-Patten Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family. Online condolences may be expressed at www.myrhum-patten.com.