praying handsBEECH CREEK, Ky. (9/12/17) -- William Ray Evitts, 86, of Beech Creek, died at 8:16 a.m. Monday, Sept. 11 at his home.

Mr. Evitts was born June 26, 1931, in Muhlenberg County. He was retired from I.C. Gulf Railroad and P & L Railroad, and was also a retired Methodist minister. He was a member of Powderly Methodist Church.

He is survived by his sons, William Ray Evitts, Jr., of Beech Creek, Anthony Lynn Evitts of Dixon, and John Avery Evitts of Beech Creek; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Funeral services will be 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 14 at Tucker Funeral Home in Central City, with Bro. Lynn Bard officiating. Burial in Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be after 4:30 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made at www.tuckerfuneralhomes.com.

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