Raymond A. Axile
Raymond A. Axile, 77, of Margate, Fl., passed away on January 26, 2018 at his home. Born in Seekonk, Massachusetts, he had been a resident of Florida 47 years, coming from Providence. While still in school, he was a baseball star in his hometown.
Before retiring he was a truck driver and member of the accident review board with the Sun Sentinel newspaper in Fort Lauderdale for many years. While there he received many awards for dedicated service, customer satisfaction, and being well respected by fellow co-workers as well as department heads. All while setting the example of standards for others well above those set by the department itself.
Ray was a body building enthusiast and placed third in the Mr. New England competition in the 1960's.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Pauline Axile of Margate; his brother, Manuel Axile ad his wife Sandra of Seekonk and his sisters, Madeline Axile of East Providence, R.I. and Dolores Andrews and her husband Anthony of Seekonk.
Visitation was Thursday February 1, 2018 at the Forest Hills Funeral Home in Palm City, Fl. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated at Holy Redeemer Catholic Church, Palm City, followed by interment at Forest Hills Memorial Park.