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Obituary: Billy Ray Page, 78, Columbia, KY

He was a highly regarded member of a prominent Adair Co., KY family, He was known over a wide area for his skills as a heavy equipment operator. He was a member of the Columbia Christian Church, a US Army veteran of the Korean War, and a member of VFW Post 6097. He will be accorded full military honors

Billy Ray Page, 78, Columbia, KY died Wednesday morning, August 11, 2010, at his home after an illness.

The funeral service will be Saturday, August 14, 2010, at 2pmCT, at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, with Bro. Terry White and Bro. Raymond Martin officiating. Burial will be in Haven Hill Cemetery, 1276 Liberty RD, Columbia, KY, with full military honors presented by VFW Post 6097. Visitation will be after 3pmCT, Friday, August 13, 2010.

Billy Ray Page, Adair Co., KY (1932-2010)

Billy Ray Page was the son of the late Zack and Nancy English Page. He was born June 9, 1932, and died August 11, 2010, in Columbia, Adair Co., KY, at the age of 78 years, 2 months, and 2 days.

He was a member of the Columbia Christian Church, a US Army Veteran of the Korean War, a member of VFW Post 6097, and had earned the reputation of being highly skilled heavy equipment operator.

He is survived by his wife, Jeannette Bennett Page of Columbia, KY, and the following:
  • One son: Joe Page and his wife Trena of Lockhart, TX

  • Two daughters: Connie Cheatham and husband Michael; and Alice Turner and husband James, all of Columbia, KY

  • His daughter in law: Cheryl page, Lawrenceburg, KY

  • One sister: Martha Richardson, Cincinnati, OH

  • Eight grandchildren: Shawna and Samantha Page, Clay and Whitney Turner, Sara Curry and husband, D.J.; Elizabeth Jasper and husband, Ben, Rebecca Cheatham and Huston Ray Page, II
He was preceded in death by a son, Huston Ray Page in 1998.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home, 200 Campbellsville ST, Columbia, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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