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 Raymond W. “Ray” Absolon, Sr

Raymond W. “Ray” Absolon, Sr

Birth
Saint Louis, St. Louis City, Missouri, USA
Death 10 Jul 1981 (aged 46)
St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Burial Affton, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA
Plot Section Number 16, Plot Number 85
Memorial ID 47682060 · View Source
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Officer Raymond "Ray" W. Absolon Sr., DSN 0009, was originally hired by the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department as a Civilian Clerk #3, on 05/23/1955, and assigned to the 2Nd District. On 07/01/1956 he was promoted to Clerk #2 and remained in that capacity until 09/16/1958 when his job classification was changed to a Printer Trainee and remained at the 2Nd District station. On 08/24/1959 he received his commission and entered the Police Academy. After graduating from the academy Officer Absolon first uniformed assignment was the 9Th District. His other assignments included the 7Th, 3Rd, 7Th and finally the 1St District. Unfortunately Officer Absolon died while he was an active duty employee while he was assigned to the 1St District. He was only 46 years of age. Officer Absolon had given 26.13 years of faithful and dedicated service to the Saint Louis Metropolitan Police Department. During his career Officer Absolon was awarded 1 Chief's Letter of Commendation on 12/13/1963 for police work above the call of duty. Officer Absolon left to mourn his passing his wife Frances J. Absolon and 4 children. He was also survived by his mother Stella Absolon and was predeceased by his father Albin Absolon. It should be noted that his son Raymond followed in his father footsteps and also became a police officer with the same agency and is now a uniformed Sergeant with the Saint Louis County Police Department.


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  • Maintained by: Timothy Tumbrink
  • Originally Created by: Lorie
  • Added: 7 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 47682060
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Raymond W. “Ray” Absolon, Sr (14 Apr 1935–10 Jul 1981), Find A Grave Memorial no. 47682060, citing Resurrection Cemetery, Affton, St. Louis County, Missouri, USA ; Maintained by Timothy Tumbrink (contributor 46772461) .