Raymond F. Gutman


First Posted: 7/12/2011

LimaRaymond F. Gutman, 69, of Longs, S.C., formerly of Lima, died July 11, 2011, at Grand Strand Regional Medical Center, Myrtle Beach, S.C.He was born Sept. 10, 1941, in Lima to Karl E. and Dorothy R. Sheipline Gutman, who preceded him in death. His beloved wife and soulmate, Pamela Askins Gutman, survives in Longs, S.C.Mr. Gutman retired from UPS after 32 years and received the Circle of Honor Award for safe driving. He was an avid golfer, master club maker and had three holes-in-one in his career. He was associated with the Old Golf Store, North Myrtle Beach, S.C., for 13 years.Survivors also include a son, Jeffrey R. (Amy) Gutman, of Columbus Grove; two daughters, Sheila (Joseph) Distel, of Findlay, and Gwen (Pat) Walsh, of Oakeana; two brothers, Dr. William (Marilyn) Gutman, of Las Cruces, N.M., and Dennis (Sharon) Gutman, of Sylvania; two sisters, Doris K. Proctor, of Spencerville, and Theresa M. Camper, of Lima; and seven grandchildren.He is preceded in death by a brother, Christopher Gutman; and a sister, Shirley White.Memorial services will be held at a later date in Lima.In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of North Myrtle Beach, P.O. Box 3369, North Myrtle Beach, SC 29582 or WARM, 3110 Barnfield Drive, Conway, SC 29526.Condolences may be sent to lfhome@sccoast.net.Arrangements are by Lee Funeral Home & Crematory, Little River, S.C.