Prosper mourns loss of parks and rec director

By Aubrey Turner
For the Prosper Press
Dudley Raymond

Dudley Raymond, Director of Prosper Parks and Recreation, passed away Friday, October 1st due to complications from COVID-19. 

A celebration of his life was held Tuesday, October 5th at First Baptist Church in Celina.  The Parks and Recreation Department was closed that day to allow employees to attend the service. 

Raymond joined the Prosper Town Staff in 2016. 

“Through his leadership, the Town has been able to build and develop an outstanding Parks and Recreation program,” the Town said in the news release.  “Dudley’s passion for his work, his sense of humor, and his love for family, friends, and community will be greatly missed.  This is a very sad loss for the Town of Prosper family and our community.”