Jerry Bray

December 31, 2016

Jerry Bray, 63, of Frankfort, Ind., died December 31, 2016 at St. Vincent Hospital, Indianapolis.  Born November 3, 1953 in Jessamine County, Kentucky to Nathan Bray & Ruby (Smith) Bray Jones.  Jerry attended Clinton Central High School and received his GED in 1986.  A lifelong Frankfort resident, he worked at Emerson, retiring in 2016.  Jerry enjoyed fishing, and watching movies, especially science fiction. He loved his family and would help anyone in need.

Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. Thursday, January 5, 2017 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort. Services will begin at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Park.

Survived by:

2 Daughters: Tya (Chad) Smith of Michigantown, Sandy (Martin) Hamalian of Taunton, MA, 1 Son: Randy McMasters of Frankfort, 2 Brothers: Hoppy (Jeannie) Bray of Frankfort, Nathan (Carolyn) Bray of California, 3 Sisters: Judy (Brad) Lynch of Lafayette, Brenda Hasty of Frankfort, Kathy Hall (Richard Dicky) of Nicholasville, Kentucky, 4 Grandchildren: Blake Wilkinson, Dallas Wilkinson both of Michigantown, Austin McMasters & Madison McMasters of Frankfort, 2 Great Grandchildren: Milo Wilkinson & Alana Wilkinson both of Michigantown.

Preceded by:

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 brothers, 3 sisters, and a granddaughter, Trisha Wilkinson.


Leave your Condolences

12 Condolences for “Jerry Bray”

  1. Kim Wiles January 3, 2017 at 2:56 pm

    Hoppy, so sorry to hear about Jerry. I worked with him at Emerson, he was a good friend and a real nice guy. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

  2. Nathan and Carolyn Bray January 3, 2017 at 8:26 pm

    Sorry we will not be able to be there as we live too far away to get there in time. We are sending our love to the family and condolences.
    Love Nathan and Carolyn Bray

  3. Tammy Thieke January 4, 2017 at 12:50 am

    Fly high my friend! So sorry Judy, your brother was one of the nicest men I have known. His humor was great! I wish I had known he was ill.

    Love and prayers

  4. Peggy Davis January 4, 2017 at 10:47 am

    So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

  5. Mary Jane Weaver January 4, 2017 at 11:06 am

    To all of the Bray family, I am very sorry to learn of your loss of Jerry. You will all miss him very much, After his battle with Cancer he is now home & well & so happy with our Lord. He is gone from here with us, but you will always have him with you in your heart. May God give you peace during this very hard time. But I know you will always remember his smile & laughter & most of all his loving each of you. May he RIP.
    Prayers to each of you.

  6. Eric Payton January 4, 2017 at 12:49 pm

    Jerry was kind, noble, and the most likable guy you’d ever want to meet. He was also a very intelligent person who had dreams of writing his own novel series. He will be greatly missed by those who knew him.

  7. Carol Williams January 4, 2017 at 9:50 pm

    Sorry for your loss. Rest in Peace

  8. Clouse January 4, 2017 at 11:14 pm

    Will be miss by every one. The Clouses

  9. Patti Crockett January 4, 2017 at 11:43 pm

    Hoppy, So sorry to hear about this. Much too young, but I always say it is God’s decision to make. I have walked a mile in your shoes and I know that nothing I say can really make you feel better, but my prayer is that the Lord will comfort you and your family as only HE can. I didn’t know him but if he was anything like you, he was a good man and will be sorely missed by friends and family. Love and prayers, Patti Crockett

  10. Nikisha Jacobs January 5, 2017 at 12:57 am

    Sandy and Randy, I am so sorry for your loss. He was a great guy and will be sadly missed!

  11. Lorraine Davis Allen January 5, 2017 at 9:26 am

    So very sorry for your loss…praying for you all

  12. Tina Clouse Reed January 5, 2017 at 4:32 pm

    So sorry about Jerry. I didn’t know about it until I read it in the newspaper today. Our thought and prayers to you and your family. I had just talked to him around Thanksgiving at Ruler’s. We talked about old times and I asked how you were doing.

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