Raymond Battey Jr., 85, of Medford, Ore., passed away Thursday, December 15, 2011. He was born August 6, 1926, in Rhode Island.

He was in the U.S. Air Force Civil Service, Alaska. He married Sheila Osborn, on November 27, 1993. He enjoyed ham radio and computers as side hobbies.

He is survived by his wife, Sheila Battey; sons, Kenneth, Tom, and Richard Battey; daughter, Rita Huffman; and two grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Friday, December 23, 2011, at the Gloria Dei Lutheran Church in Central Point, Ore., with Pastor Percy officiating.