Henry David Ray, 45, of Thacker, WV, passed away on Friday, January 4, 2019 at Pikeville Medical Center.
He was born April 18, 1973 at South Williamson, KY, a son of John Nelson & Lillie Mae Dotson Ray.
Henry was preceded in death by his wife: Michelle Dotson Ray; one brother: Jason Lee Ray; and one sister: Tammy Ray.
Henry was the kind of person who loved helping others. He was a momma’s boy. He loved his mother so much. He also dearly loved his nieces & nephews. Henry enjoyed hunting, fishing, and tinkering on old vehicles & things.
Those left to cherish his memory include his parents: John Nelson Ray & Lillie Mae Ray of Thacker, WV; brothers: Darrell Ray of Georgia, Kevin Ray of Paducah, KY, and his special little brother: Darrin Lee Ray. Henry & Darrin Lee loved each other & liked to argue with one another. Henry is also survived by two sisters: Maggie Marie Ray of Akron, OH, Virginia Ann Adams of Thacker, WV; and a host of nieces, nephews, family & friends.
Funeral services will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Friday, January 11, 2019 at the Bible Way Apostolic Church, Thacker, WV with Reverends Rick Jackson & Bernard Smith officiating.
Burial will follow in the Thacker Hollow Cemetery.
Visitation will begin at 6:00 P.M. Wednesday & Thursday at the church.
In lieu of flowers, a donation in Henry’s memory may be made directly to the funeral home to offset funeral expenses.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Jones & West Funeral Home of Phelps, KY. The guestbook may be signed at www.joneswestfh.com