DOWNEY - Raymond Charles Phoenix, born in Long Beach on Nov. 26, 1957, passed away May 1 at his home in Downey with his family by his side. He was 53.He is survived by his wife, Phyllis Hoff, of Downey; sons, Devon Hoff-Felix and Clayton Powell; daughters, Raegina Felix and Brittany Hoff, of Downey; grandchildren, Ethan, J.J., Samuel and Katelyn; brothers, Fernando (Nancy) Felix, Roy (Robin) Felix, Bob (Tammy) Felix and Rick (Gina) Felix; sister-in-law, Sandi Felix; sisters, Grace (Jim) Lee, Cathy Berkebile, Lilly (Frank) Masotto, Gloria Silva and Alisha Howell; and brothers-in-law, Mike (Deby) Hoff, Steve (April) Hoff and Phil Hoff, all of Ohio. He was preceded in death by his parents, Fernando and Darlene Felix; brother, Steve Felix; and his mother- and father-in-law, Wilbur and Irene Hoff. Ray and his wife met 20 years ago on a blind date set up by Phyllis' brother, Steve. Ray worked with his brother, Bob, and family at All Area Plumbing, where he was a warehouse manager.
********** Published: May 12, 2011 - Volume 10 - Issue 4