News and Tribune

December 30, 2013

Ray M. Willis, 78; New Washington

— Funeral services for Ray M. Wills, 78, New Washington, will be held at 2 p.m. on Wednesday at the Grayson Funeral Home in New Washington with burial to follow in Crown Hill Cemetery. He passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at VA Medical Center in Louisville.

He was born on March 24, 1935, in Henry County, Ky., to George Lewis and Martha Vaughn Pyles Wills. Mr. Wills was an Air Force veteran and worked in security most of his life.  

He is survived by his wife Leslie Snider Wills; sons Christopher Ray Wills (Jennifer) of Otisco and Bryan Allen Wills (Dawn) of New Washington; daughters Rebecca Lynn Borders (Winfred) of Jeffersonville, Beverly Jean Powell (Bill) of Sellersburg, and Amy Diane Bowman (Phil) of Georgetown; brother George Lewis Wills (Charlotte) of Phoenix; sister Martha Sue Boling (Butch) of Falmouth, Ky.; grandchildren  Winfred Borders IV, Nathan Aaron Borders, Thomas Jackson Borders, Shelby Grace Wills, Ashley Wills, A1C Brandon James Wills, Brittany Renee Wills, PFC Michael Lloyd Dickey, SPC Cameron Miles Davis, Paige Marie McMillen, Phillip Andrew Ray McMillen, and Nathaniel Wayne Bowman; and great grandchildren Kadence and Colton.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday from 1 to 8 p.m. and again on Wednesday beginning at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.  

Expressions of sympathy may be made to Soldier’s Socks, 1127 High Ridge Road #124 Stamford, CT 06905, or

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