Rayford West Hanchey
HANCHEY, Rayford West, 83, gained his angel wings on January 11, 2021, in Mechanicsville. He was predeceased by his parents, Mary Belle and Rayford Hanchey; brother, Mack Hanchey; and sister, Jane Shropshire. He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Pat Hanchey; daughter, Cindy Farmer (Marshall); son, Jimmy Hanchey (Gloria); grandchildren, Taylor Farmer and Bradley Farmer; sisters, Joyce Usher, Bea Mathews, Libby McCluan and Faye Megill; brothers, Lee Hanchey and Earl Hanchey; and a host of nieces and nephews. A gentleman and all-around nice guy, Ray was known for his love of fishing, history and picking crabs. He could rarely tell a joke without giving away the punch line, but that made the joke even funnier. Ray retired from Robertshaw Controls after a career in data center management. Due to COVID-19, a Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ray's name may be made to the charity of your choice. An online guestbook is available at affinityfuneralservice.com.
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Published by Richmond Times-Dispatch on Jan. 17, 2021.
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Great man to be around and a fun person. Always glad to bowl with him. God be with your family
Dee Humphrey
January 18, 2021
Bud Brinkley
January 17, 2021
I always enjoyed bowling with Ray. He was a little beam of sunshine on the lanes.
Bud Brinkley
January 17, 2021
Pat, You are in our prayers and know that Ray will always be alive in our hearts...
Marshall and Brenda Winn
January 17, 2021
Pat, just found out about Ray, our Prayers are with you during these Saddened times, God Bless.
Fred & Phyllis Ryan
January 15, 2021
Our prayers are with you!
Ann Snodgrass
January 15, 2021