in lieu of flowers donations may be made to
9370 Olive Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63132
Joseph "Ray" Raphael Polette, 81, entered into eternal rest August 20, 2016 at Festus Mannor. He was the Owner and Operator of Buff's Discount Center located hwy 67 in Festus; greatly enjoyed hunting, fishing and horseback riding. Born April 16, 1935 in Old Mines, Missouri to the late Timone & Lula (Pump) Politte.
Survived by is loving wife Evelyn (Payton) Polette of Festus, MO; sons: Ronald Polette of Festus, MO, Gary (wife Stacey) Polette of Festus, MO, Tony Polette of Festus, MO, daughters: Donna Polette of House Springs, MO, Gina Hardin of St. Clair, MO; brothers: Don (wife Jean) Politte of Buchheit, AZ, Robert Politte of O Fallon, MO; sister: Juanita (husband Bob) Melton of House Springs, MO; grandchildren: Heather (husband Gary) Dunn, Shannon (husband Joe) Beeson, Jackie (husband Todd) Cherry, Robin Polette, Kelly (husband Jamie) Wilson, Kim Polette, Joe Polette, Bailey Polette; great-grandchildren, Dezsyl Fringer, Furrie Fringer, Hannah Beeson, Myah Beeson, Austin Dunn, Ryan West.
In addition to his parents, Ray was preceded in death by brothers: Virgil Politte, Rich Politte, Adrian Politte, sisters: Wilma Politte, Patricia Politte and grand daughter: Lynne Polette.