RAYMOND, James Joseph, III, age 51, resident of St. Louis, passed away on November 14th, 2012. He was born in St. Louis, the son of the late James Joseph Raymond, Jr. and Patricia Raymond Swope (nee O'Meara).
Joe earned a Master of Law in Taxation from Washington University School of Law, a law degree from St. Louis University School of Law, and BSBA and Accounting degrees from Creighton University. After working as a Senior Trial Attorney in the Department of Justice Tax Division, Joe served as President of Medlawplus.com, an Internet company with professional services in medical, legal, and financial fields. Joe was an avid historian and theology writer, and blogger.
Joe is lovingly survived by his mother, Patricia Raymond Swope; his stepfather, Dr. Joseph Swope; his former spouse and close friend, Irene Mwaura Raymond; his siblings: Tara Raymond,Sara Raymond Hallermann, Jack Raymond, and Julie Raymond Ritter; his nieces and nephews: Katryn Hallermann, John Hallermann, Corinne Hallermann, Audrey Paymond, Olivia Raymond, Esther Raymond, Ava Raymond, Addie Ritter, and Elise Ritter.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, November 17, 2012 at 1:30 pm at St. Catherine Laboure Catholic Church. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully asks that donations be sent to DeSmet Jesuit High School.