Ray Dean, age 67 of Leitchfield, passed away Tuesday January 14, 2014 in Taylorsville, Kentucky. He was born March 31, 1946 in Leitchfield, the son of the late James Henry and Ola (Hartley) Dean.
He is survived by four daughters, Sandra Strubinger of Summerfield, NC, Deborah Cain of Louisville, KY, Melissa Hayden of Columbia, TN, and Susan Shelburne of Taylorsville, KY; one sister, Viola King of Leitchfield, KY; seven grandchildren, Rachel, Andrew, Ethan, Brandi, Allie, Ariel and Hailey; and five great-grandchildren Eli, Eva, Symrin, Darshan and Arjun.
Other than his parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers, Herman and Willie Dean; and two sisters, Founty Phelps and Rose Evelyn Dean.
Memorial services will be held at 1:00 p.m., Sunday, January 19, 2014 at the Watson & Hunt Funeral Chapel in Leitchfield. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. until service time on Sunday.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hosparus of Central Kentucky.