SMALLWOOD Ray B., 85, husband of Dorsey Ann Tackett Small-wood, died Thu, Oct 24, 2013 at his residence. Born Aug 2, 1928 in Burdine, KY, he was the son of the late Bradly and Lillian Wright Smallwood. Mr. Smallwood was an Army and Air Force veteran and was retired from the LFUCG where he had been employed in the maintenance department for Parks and Recreation. He attended First Alliance Church. Survivors other than his wife include a daughter, Sherry Rae (Dan) Lindamood, Peachtree Corners, GA; two sons, Larry Gene (Debbie) Smallwood, Nabb, IN, and Lance Patton (Maria) Smallwood, Lexington, KY; four grandchildren, Kim Monroe (Nola) Jackson, Joseph Alexander "Alex" Smallwood, Acacia Margarita "Casi" Smallwood, and April Ann Smallwood; two great-grandchildren, Zoe Elizabeth Jackson and Iva Marie Jackson; one sister, Glenda Sue (Gerald) Buck, Pound, VA; and a host of nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by four brothers, Allen Smallwood, Herbert Hoover Smallwood, Burnham Smallwood, and Gene Sanford Smallwood; and one sister, Nona Lee Hall. Funeral services will be held 10:30am Mon at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, Harrodsburg Rd. by Pastor Mark Killam. Burial will follow in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. Visitation will be 6-8pm Sun. Memorial contributions are welcomed to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Dr., Lexington, KY 40504.
Published in Lexington Herald-Leader on Oct. 26, 2013