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Raymond “Bo” Doyle Kauffman

Raymond “Bo” Doyle Kauffman

Services for Raymond “Bo” Doyle Kauffman, 83, will be held Wednesday, May 18, at 10 a.m. at Resthaven in Lubbock.
Interment will follow the service at Resthaven.
The family will receive visitors Tuesday evening at Resthaven from 6 p.m. until 8 pm.
He passed away at the age of 83 years, Friday, May 13, 2022.
Raymond was born on November 17, 1938, to A.J. “Jeff” and Annie Elizabeth Kauffman in Levelland.
He raised seven boys and three girls on a farm east of Levelland.
Raymond was a lifelong resident of Levelland. He graduated from Levelland High School in 1957, and was honored to receive a college football scholarship to West Texas State University in Canyon, Texas, where he played ball and graduated in 1961.
Following graduation, he coached one year in Wellington, Texas, and returned to Levelland, where he continued his coaching career.
He married RosaBeth Gilmore October 27, 1967, and raised two children, Deuce and Tori.
They were members of the First United Methodist Church in Levelland.
Raymond then had an opportunity to work at Amoco Oil Company, where he began as a Plant Operator and subsequently moved up to Safety Director for the Levelland District.
His career advanced to Construction Field Foreman and received full retirement over 20 ago.
Raymond then began his own company 2-K Trucking, where he designed and built a custom trailer to haul two cotton strippers at a time for local farmers’ custom stripping. He continued this business for more than 15 years.
He was preceded in death by his wife, RosaBeth; father, Jeff Kauffman; mother, Annie Kauffman; four brothers: Douglas, Roy, Jeff Jr. and Bobby; and a sister, Dorothy.
Survivors include his son, Ray Gilmore “Deuce” Kauffman and wife, Rhonda, of Ozark, Missouri; daughter, Tori D’Shea Kauffman of Levelland.
Known as “Py Py” to his three grandkids: Teagan Mercer and husband, Drew, of Chandler, Arizona and Chase Gilmore Kauffman and Zachary Doyle Kauffman, both of Springfield, Missouri; and his four great- grandkids from the Mercer’s: Ace, Andi, August and Al.
Raymond is also survived by his brother, James “Chop” and Ruth Ann Kauffman of Duncanville, Texas; Helen “Polly” Kauffman of Levelland, Patsy and Jerry Holland of Soldotna, Alaska, and Vernon “Butch” and Cheryl Kauffman of Friendswood, Texas, along with many nieces, nephews and numerous friends.
Pallbearers include: Kirk Brock, Jody Franklin, Lonnie Harris, Bobby Darrel Kauffman, Bruce Rhyne, Alan Wisdom, Andy Wisdom, Daryn Kauffman and Sean Kauffman.
Honorary Pallbearers: James “Chop” Kauffman, Melvin Hill, Bill Parsley, David Barnes, Jimmy LaMar and Paul Dunn.
The family extends sincere appreciation over the last several years to each of his friends and family that checked on Raymond.
We especially want to thank Adams House for his excellent loving care over the past several months.

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