Raymond Francis Startz Jr, 72, of Eustis, Florida, and formerly of Groton, died on Monday, July 27, 2015 at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London. He is survived by his wife, Lynn (Thiessen) Startz. Raymond was born in New London on November 24, 1942, the son of Raymond F. Startz Sr. and Mary (Ashley) Startz. He worked as an officer with the Groton Town Police Department. Following that he was a truck driver for 30 years and a member of the Teamsters Local Union #251. He had a passion for shellfishing. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his four sons; Shane, Shawn, Christopher, and Michael Startz, Two step-daughters Jessica Harpstripe and Dawnell Galindo and ten grandchildren. He is also survived by his brother Doug Startz and two sisters Sharon Burdick and Linda Jaques. Besides his parents, he is predeceased by his son, John Startz and his Grandson Kyle Startz. A Funeral Service will be conducted on Saturday, August 1, at 1:00pm at the Dinoto Funeral Home, 17 Pearl Street, Mystic. There are no calling hours and burial is private for the family. Donations in his memory may be made to the Connecticut Humane Society, 169 Old Colchester Road, Quaker Hill CT 06375. To share a message of condolence or remembrance with his family, please click the link below.