Raymond B. Harrell, 77, of Radcliff, died Sunday, April 7, 2013, at Hardin Memorial Hospital in Elizabethtown.
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He was a veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, and a recipient of the Korean Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, Army Commendation Medal with oak leaf cluster, Vietnam Service Medal, Vietnam Cross of Gallantry with Palm Medal, Bronze Star Medal, Overseas Service Bar Medal, Good Conduct Medal, Republic of Vietnam Campaign Medal and the Purple Heart.
He is survived by his wife, Rita Harrell of Radcliff; a daughter, Donna Smith of Lexington; several grandchildren; two sisters, Ida Walker and her family of Cincinnati and E.M. Harris and her family of Huntsville, Ala.; several nieces and nephews; and many friends.
The funeral is at noon Friday, April 12, at Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home in Radcliff with Ron Burgess officiating. Burial, with military honors, follows in Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-Central in Radcliff.
Visitation is from 11 a.m. to noon Friday at the funeral home.
Nelson-Edelen-Bennett Funeral Home
2072 S. Dixie Blvd.
Radcliff, KY 40160
Published in The News-Enterprise on Apr. 10, 2013