Raymond attended the Chicago Public Schools. Raymond entered the Navy and served for many years After years with the Navy, he was a special policeman for Belo, Norfolk State University in Norfolk, Virginia. He held many other jobs which included a printer in the civil service defense department on the amphibious bases, as well as a rental car associate for AVIS
rental car. .
For 53 years, he was married to his loving and devoted wife, Willie Mae Uzzle, and together they joyfully celebrated and welcomed all their children.
Raymond loved basketball and the Chicago Bulls was his favorite team. He also enjoyed watching football. His favorite team was the Chicago Bears. In addition, his favorite pastime was boxing. On many occasions, Raymond could also be found in the stands at many high school basketball games. He became the “unofficial” recorder of the games at Booker T. Washington High School.
He enjoyed his family and particularly enjoyed dressing up in his colorful suits and hats to attend functions with his wife Willie Mae.
Raymond was a strong-willed, protective, a very responsible individual who loved his family.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Virginia Doss Smith, his brother Johnny Doss, his grandfather Ozzie Doss, and a son in law, Alvin Bray.
Raymond leaves to cherish his memory, his wife Willie Mae Doss, his daughter Felicia Bray-Dixon (Alvin) , his sons Miguel Dixon (Regina), Johnny Dass (Shelby), Jermaine Doss, Jabbar Doss, and William Creekmore; seven grandchildren, Tiara (Keith), Shayla, Miguel Jr (Miranda) Keshana, Kajon, Makyel, Mikal, 7 great grandchildren, 4 great- great grandchildren, a brother
Ronald Doss, 3 sisters in law Elizabeth Evans, Juana Al britton, Johnna Lewis (Kelley) and one brother in law Christopher Albritton (Carol), and a host of nieces and nephews.
He also leaves to cherish the Hollywood Hairstylists ladies and special friends who he loved so very much.