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William Yancey

April 19, 1924 — April 19, 2016

William Ray Yancey, age 92, of Troy died April 19, 2016 in Troy. Ray was born to Richard and Dora Lee Yancey April 19, 1924 in Covington County Alabama. Ray loved to fish and turkey hunt. He was an avid gardener and was known for his strong handshake and warm greeting. Ray Yancey was a Godly man and was a member of God's Way Baptist Church.

Funeral services will be held Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 3:00 PM from the chapel of Green Hills Funeral Home with Reverend Chad Teal, Reverend Donald Yancey and Reverend Ray  W. Floyd officiating. Burial will follow in the Green Hills Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-3 PM at Green Hills Funeral Home.

Survivors include; his wife of 63 years Merlene Yancey, Grandchildren, Hannah Yancey of Troy and Aaron Yancey of Troy, daughter-in-law, Meg Fiveash and a brother, Earl Yancey of Lagrange Ga.,  and several nieces and nephews, Ray was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Andy Yancey, 2 brothers, Ralph and JD Yancey.

Serving as pallbearers will be, Aaron Yancey, Andrew Johnson, Dave Fiveash, Terry Kersey, Scott Sanders and Anthony Kersey. Honorary pallbearers will be the Unity Sunday School Class of God's Way Baptist Church.

Green Hills Funeral Home is honored to serve the Yancey family.


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