Ronnie “Ron” L. Bray

January 24, 2023

Ronnie “Ron” L. Bray, 69, of Frankfort, passed away January 24, 2023 in his home.  He was born on June 3, 1953 in Clinton County to Leo J. and Leona E. (Smith) Bray.

Ron attended Clinton Central High School and earned his GED in 1970.  He served in the United States National Guard from 1975 to 1981.  He was a truck driver for Frito Lay in Frankfort for 22 years, retiring in 2008.  Ron was a member of the NRA, enjoyed working on old cars and trucks, and loved riding his Harley.  He will always be remembered by his willingness to lend a helping hand.

Memorial donations may be made in Ron’s honor to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Visitation and Services

A Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday, January 29, 2023 at Archer-Weston Funeral & Cremation Center, 501 East Clinton Street, Frankfort.  Friends may visit from 1 p.m. until the time of service at 3 p.m. at the funeral home. 

Survived by:

Surviving are his 2 Daughters: Melissa Lynn (Frankie) Smith and April Dawn Williams both of Frankfort; 2 Special Men he had the pleasure of raising: Kyle (Chelsea) Smith of Tipton and Mitchell (Tiffany) Ward of Frankfort; Siblings: Larry (Denise) Bray of Frankfort, Brenda (Mark) Johannsen of Lafayette, Belinda (Bobby) Miller of Lafayette, Bobby (Donna) Bray of Kirklin, and Wayne Bray of Frankfort; Sister-in-law: Dawn Bray of Frankfort; 4 Grandchildren; and 12 Great-Grandchildren.  

Preceded by:

He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Ferris and Garry, and sisters: Bonnie Chester and Barbara Shelley, brothers-in-law: Bill Shelley and Robert Chester, sisters-in-law: Delores Bray, Debbie Perrine, and Pam Shelley, and his great-grandson: Isaiah.


Leave your Condolences

7 Condolences for “Ronnie “Ron” L. Bray”

  1. Burt Family January 26, 2023 at 5:03 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.

  2. Vicki Albaugh January 26, 2023 at 5:06 pm

    So sorry to see this Melissa and April my heart aches for you both and sending you big hugs and sending prayers for the family. Love you both

  3. The preacher January 27, 2023 at 11:24 am

    I’m sorry to hear about Ron . Ron was a good friend of mine. We worked at Frito-Lay for all those years and Retired the same day. I’ll miss him. May the Lord richly bless all of you in this time sorrow

  4. Brian Prickett January 27, 2023 at 12:38 pm

    So sorry to hear about Ronnie he was a great guy always helping anyone he could condolences to all the family

  5. Sparks Family January 27, 2023 at 6:41 pm

    So sorry for your loss. Big hugs.

  6. joshua barker February 2, 2023 at 9:08 am

    sorry for your loss melissa and family

  7. Cindy Reeder February 5, 2023 at 9:44 pm

    Belinda and family sorry to hear of your brothers passing. Prayers of comfort to all.
    Cindy and Ora Reeder

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