Paul Jerry Raby


Paul Jerry Raby, 71, of Medora, died at 5:15 a.m. Saturday, March 21, 2015, at St. Vincent Salem Hospital. He had been ill for one year.

Born March 19, 1944, he was the son of Jerry M. Raby and Hazel Williams Raby, both of whom preceded him in death.

He was in the National Guard for six years and had been employed with the Medora Brick Plant. He enjoyed gardening and hunting.

Survivors include three children, Paula (Roy) Helton, Mike Raby and Jerica Raby, all of Medora; two grandsons, Jordan and Jared Helton; two great-grandchildren, Addy and Emory Helton; and a sister, Gladys Raby of Salem.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Millard, Charlie and John Raby; and a sister, Helen Smith.

The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Johnson Funeral Home in Vallonia.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 10 until time of service Tuesday at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Vallonia Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the funeral home to help with funeral expenses.

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