Raymond G. Cargill, Jr., 76, of Burlington, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at home. He was born on September 13, 1945 in Bristol, son of the late Raymond G. and Josephine (Luciano) Cargill, Sr..
Raymond was the loving husband of the late Susan Cargill for 53 years before her passing in 2020. He served our country in the U.S. Air force at Phu Cat Air Force Base during the Vietnam War, where he worked on The Misty Airplanes. After being honorably discharged, he worked at Pratt and Whitney in Southington and Cheshire as a mechanic for over 40 years, where his specialty was the JT9 Line. Raymond was a member of the Academy of Model Aeronautics and he flew model airplanes at the White-Losee Field in Thomaston and was an avid fan of the UCONN, Red Sox and Giant teams. In his spare time he enjoyed building remote model airplanes.
Raymond is survived by his daughters Belinda, Karen and Elizabeth Cargill all of Burlington; granddaughter Rena; brother David Cargill; sister Patricia Rollo and her husband Michael and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 12:30PM directly at Burlington Center Cemetery, Spielman Highway, Burlington. Military Honors will follow.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center, 4th FL, 135 Dowling Way Farmington, CT 06030.
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