Fred A. Ray

Fred A. Ray, 88, of Rineyville, died Saturday, February 16, 2019 at his home. He was a native of Elizabethtown, a member of St. James Catholic Church, and a self-employed dairy farmer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Edna Rose Fowler Ray; sister, Doris Ray Edlin; and parents, Patrick Able Ray and Ethel Thomas Ray. He is survived by three sons, Gene (Mona) Ray of Elizabethtown, Bernie (Helen) Ray of Crystal Springs, Mississippi, and Randy (Sandra) Ray of Elizabethtown; daughter, Rosie (Bob) Barnett of Louisville; brother, Ralph L. Ray of Elizabethtown; seven grandchildren, Heather (Derrick Ho) Ray, Bryan (Alaina) Ray, Jenny (Matthew) Wright, Kristen (Preston) Sexton, Brennan Ray, Lauren (Andrew) Dupont, and Jeffrey Barnett; and five great grandchildren. The funeral is at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. James Catholic Church with the Rev. Martin Linebach officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday and continues after 9 a.m. Wednesday at Brown Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Hosparus of Central Kentucky. Condolences may be expressed online at


Tuesday, February 19, 2019 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Brown Funeral Home

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 from 9:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Brown Funeral Home


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 starting at 11:00 AM
St. James Catholic Church