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Cecil Ray Embry, 87, of Owensboro

OWENSBORO, Ky. – Cecil Ray Embry, 87, of Owensboro, passed away Sunday, March 30, 2014 at the Heartford House. He was born July 6, 1926 in Henderson, Ky. to the late James Garfield and Della Johnson Embry. He retired from Ragu and enjoyed collecting antiques. Embry was of the Methodist faith and was an Army Veteran.

Aside from his parents he is preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Embry, Clifford Johnson and Willie Johnson.

Surviving is his wife of 64 years, Norma Cox Embry, his children, David (Linda) Embry, Michael Embry, Deborah (William) Thompson, all of Owensboro; four grandchildren, two great grandchildren; one brother, Paul (Geri) Embry of Florida and one sister, Millie (Fred) Kemper of Louisville.

Services will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Haley-McGinnis and Owensboro Funeral Home with Reverend Emil Herzog officiating and entombment to follow in Rosehill Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Haley-McGinnis and Owensboro Funeral Home.

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