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