Billie "Trainman" Ray Hedges, 75, of Shelbyville, died Monday Nov. 11, 2013. He is preceded in death by his daughter, Connie Lynn Hedges; son, Sidney Lee Hedges; brothers, Bernard Cleon Jr., Edward, Lonnie and Donnie Hedges; sisters, Ruby Troxell and LaVerne Rutledge. Survivors include his wife, Ruby Louise Jones Hedges of Shelbyville; son, Dale Ray Hedges of Shelbyville; daughter, Angela Louise Phillips of PeWee Valley; brothers, Marvin Hedges and Larry Hedges, both of Fern Creek, David Hedges and Freddie Hedges, both of Vine Grove, Ernest Hedges of Taylorsville; sisters, Janet Ballard and Janice Casey, both of Shelbyville, Mary Ethel Hedges of Richmond. Funeral service will be 1 p.m. on Thursday at Shannon Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Grove Hill Cemetery, Shelbyville. Visitation will be from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday and 3-8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Expressions of Sympathy may be made to: Kosair's Children's Hospital Foundation 234 E. Gray Street Suite # 450 Louisville, KY 40202.
Published in The Sentinel-News from Nov. 12 to Nov. 19, 2013