Richard Lee “Dick” Bray

May 26, 2021

Richard Lee “Dick” Bray, 69, of Frankfort, died May 26, 2021 at his home.  He was born on February 17, 1952 in Noblesville, Ind. to Norman & Vera Jean (Ottinger) Bray.  He married Pam Owen in 1971 in Frankfort and Edie Turner on July 19, 1986 in Frankfort.

Dick was a proud “Woodside Woodchuck” and attended Frankfort Schools.  He was a Union Roofer for over 40 years, retiring in 2010.  He was a member of the Hedrick Assembly of God in Warren County and the Frankfort Eagles Lodge #976.  He loved Bluegrass music, fishing, camping, canoeing, and enjoyed participating in demolition derbies and rollover contests.

Memorial Donations may be made in Dick’s honor to the St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 S. Jude Place, Memphis, TN  38105.


Visitation and Services

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, June 2, 2021 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort.  Funeral Service will begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, June 3, 2021 at the funeral home.  Pastor Harold Varner and Jordan Bray will officiate.  Graveside Service will be at 1:30 p.m. at West Lebanon Cemetery, West Lebanon, Ind. 

Survived by:

Surviving are his Daughters: Stephanie (DJ) Smith of Newtown, Dawn (George) Smith of Frankfort, January Ingram of Frankfort, and Mitzi (Bruce) Burnett of Cape Coral, FL; Sons: Christopher L. (Angel) Bray of Covington and Jason (Tammie) Turner of Frankfort; Sisters: Judy Gates of Frankfort, JoAnn Howe of Frankfort, and Brenda Hettinger of Frankfort; Brothers: Jerry Bray of Rossville, Rodney Bray of Rossville, and Jeff Bray of Frankfort; 20 Grandchildren; 8 Great-Grandchildren; and Lifelong Best Friend: Jeff Emery of Frankfort.  

Preceded by:

He is preceded in death by his parents, brother: Bobby Bray, and grandson: Rhett Smith.


Leave your Condolences

9 Condolences for “Richard Lee “Dick” Bray”

  1. Judy Robison May 31, 2021 at 11:23 pm

    January, so sorry for your family’s loss.

  2. Betty Hutson June 1, 2021 at 4:40 am

    Sorry for your loss. I loved uncle Dick. He has been apart of our lives for awhile. Miss you already. Wish I could be there in person. But I can’t so I write you and let everyone know. I’m sorry that you lost a great man. God called him to heaven.

  3. Bill & Lora Layton June 1, 2021 at 12:03 pm

    So sorry for the Bray family at your loss.

  4. Kimberly Wiles June 1, 2021 at 12:23 pm

    So sorry to hear this, prayers for the family.

  5. Tina Gish June 1, 2021 at 1:49 pm

    Jason and Tammy and families,
    I am very sorry for your loss. I know this is a difficult time for all of you. I am sending my prayers to all of you.

  6. Joni R Hendrix June 1, 2021 at 10:34 pm

    Dick was a brother from another mother. I have known him all my life since Dolsen St. I want to send my love and prayers to his brothers and sisters and Chris and Stephanie…God bless you at this time..

  7. Rick & Tanny Irwin June 2, 2021 at 8:35 am

    So sorry for your loss! Healing prayers for the family!
    Hope you all find comfort in knowing Dick’s in a better place!!!

  8. Norma Zetterberg June 2, 2021 at 11:13 am

    So sorry for your loss. He was a sweet man.

  9. Marty Frye June 2, 2021 at 2:55 pm

    So very sorry for your family’s loss, I have known Dick for many years. Always smiling, a really good person. Hugs and Prayers for the Family through this difficult time.

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