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Obituary: Ray Tabor, 69, formerly of Fairplay, Adair Co., KY

Mr. Tabor was a member of a well-regarded South Adair County Family

Ray Tabor age 69 years of Chicago, IL. formerly of the Fairplay Community in Adair County passed away Monday, November 2, 2009 in Chicago, IL.

Graveside service Saturday, November 7, 2009 at 12:00 noon at Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY, with Minister Dean Roach officiating. Visitation will be after 9:30amCT, Saturday, November 7, 2009 at Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, 210 Greensburg ST, Columbia, KY.

Ray Tabor, formerly of Fairplay, Adair Co., KY (1940-2009)

He was born July 7, 1940, the son of the late William Clarence & Ella Spoon Tabor of Adair County and passed away November 2, 2009, in Chicago, IL, at the age of 69 years, 3 months, and 26 days.

Preceded in death by two brothers: Leon Tabor and Edward Tabor.

Survived by the following:
  • Two brothers: Elton Tabor and Theron Tabor of Chicago, IL

  • Three sisters: Ethel Williams of Louisville, KY, Marie Hadley of Chicago, IL, and Ailene Dietz of Chicago, IL

  • One half-brother: Ricky Tabor of Elizabethtown, KY

  • Six half-sisters: Edith Borders of Elizabethtown, KY, Judy Morgan of Gallatin TN; Mary Bradley of Elizabethtown, KY; Pamela Hammer of Tallahassee, FL; Debra Ray of Elizabethtown, KY, NS & Gladys McGuffin of Elizabethtown, KY

  • And a host of other relatives and friends
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Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home in charge of funeral arrangements

This obituary was made possible through the support of Stotts-Phelps-McQueary Funeral Home, established in 1922, located at 210 Greensburg Street in Columbia. To reach Louis and Brenda McQueary and Richard and Mary Beth Phelps, phone 270-384-2145, or call our 24-hour community obituary information line, 384-6999. E-mail: Website URL: Friends you trust, caring for people you love.

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