Billy Joe Wray, 90, of Frankfort, died June 1, 2022 at his home. He was born August 24, 1931 in Cass County, Indiana to Donald & Marjorie (Dice) Wray. He married Carol Dillman on February 25, 1951 in Fulton, Ind. and she survives.
Bill was a 1949 graduate of Fulton High School, and was class president. He attended Indiana Business College in Logansport. He retired from Leavell & Bates Finance Company in 1986 after 35 years. He was known in our community as “Friendly Bill”. His memberships include; St. Matthew United Methodist Church, the former Frankfort Country Club, served 11 years on the board and was past president of the Clinton County Boys & Girls Club, past member of the Citizen Bank Board of Directors, 50-year member of Elks, past member of Clinton County Chamber of Commerce where he was on the Board of Directors, the United Way, Frankfort Main Street, and served on the Hot Dog Festival Committee. Bill was an active golfer, an avid pool player and had participated in the independent basketball and softball leagues.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 3-6 p.m. Thursday, June 9, 2022 and one hour prior to services on Friday, June 10th from 9:30-10:30 a.m. at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will follow in Bunnell Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to the Clinton County Boys and Girls Club, P. O. Box 103, Frankfort, IN 46041 or St. Matthews United Methodist Church.
his wife: Carol Wray of Frankfort, 4 daughters: Pamela (Phillip) Ramsey of rural Frankfort, Rebecca Long of Frankfort, Diane (Companion Roger Smith) Ganly of Frankfort, Sally (Kevin) Cassell of Frankfort, 11 Grandchildren and 17 Great Grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Robert & Donald Wray, 3 sisters, Bonnie Fischbach, Joan Sallee and Mary Brown.