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Ray Thomas Lathery

Ray Thomas Lathery, 84, of Liberty, passed away on Tuesday, November 06, 2018, at Ambassador Healthcare in Centerville. He was born on February 7, 1934, in Horse Cave, Kentucky, to the late Lee M. Lathery and Ruby L. Crane Lathery.

On July 17, 1954, he married Betty Lou Byrley in Fairfield; they were able to spend sixty-one years together before she passed away on January 30, 2015.

Ray was a member of Community Gospel Church in Connersville.

Ray worked at Design and Manufacturing in Connersville for twenty-seven years before retiring in 1995. He had worked security for Kent’s Harbor Marina for several years.

In his leisure time, he enjoyed hunting, fishing and watching Indiana University Basketball. He was a big supporter for his grandchildren during their sporting events.

Ray is survived by a son, Tom (Connie) Lathery, of Liberty; a daughter, Nicole (Pat) Campbell, of College Corner; nine grandchildren, Justin (Rachel) Lathery, Ryan (Arika) Lathery, Jordan Lathery, Dillon (Christina) Lathery, Kayla Campbell, Alyson Campbell, Trynt Campbell, Joshua Campbell and Clay Campbell; five great-grandchildren, Haidyn, Trystan, Keegan, Addisyn, and Easton; a brother, Roy Lathery; two sisters, Jane Lathery and Louise Lathery.

Along with his parents and wife, he was preceded in death by seven brothers, James Lathery, Edward Lathery, Orbie Lathery, Leonard Lathery, Arrie Lathery, Franklin Lathery and Gary Lathery; and a sister, Jean Lathery.

Visitation for Ray will be held on November 9, 2018, from 11:00 am until 1:00 pm at Urban Winkler Liberty Funeral Home, 310 N. Main St. Liberty, Indiana 47353. The funeral service will begin at 1:00 pm at the funeral home on Friday, with Reverend Robert Lee officiating. Burial will follow in Sims Cemetery. To sign the online guestbook or send the family a personal message, please visit www.urbanwinklerfuneralhome.com.