Ray Wayne ‘Papaw Ray’ Ford


Ray Wayne “Papaw Ray” Ford, 67, passed away September 17, 2017. He was a second generation plumber, a former president for Plumber Local 17, an avid NASCAR fan and was very passionate about genealogy research. Ray is survived by his wife Patsey Ford; daughter, Brandy Reynolds; son, Danny Kessinger; sister, Vicki Moore; nephew, Daniel Ray Moore; nine grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, mother, Mary Ford; father, Charles Ford and his brother, Charles Edison Ford Jr. Memorial service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 20, 2017 at Hernando Funeral Home with the family receiving friends beginning at 10 am.