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Billy Ray Conrad, 65 Print E-mail

Billy Ray Conrad, 65, of Falmouth, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, at the Grant Manor Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Williamstown, KY.

Born on April 15, 1946 in Pendleton County, Kentucky, he was the son of the late Ralph Lee and Marcella Hart Conrad.

On October 15, 1970, he married Alta Fern Florence Conrad, and his dear wife survives his passing. A graduate of Pendleton High School, Billy worked for 44 years in the Maintenance Division of Hilton Davis Chemical in Cincinnati, OH.  He was also a  farmer and a member of the Falmouth Christian Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his daughter, Deanna Gail Conrad; his sister-in-law, Betty Taylor; and his brother-in-law, Bob Gaddie.

He is survived by his wife of 41 years, Alta Fern Conrad, his son, Christopher Scott (Katherine) Conrad of Sydney, Australia; his sister, Jo Anne (the late Bob) Gaddie of LaGrange, KY; his brothers and sisters-in-law:  Ron and Wanda Burris, Ron and Ruby Stanfield, Gennie and Sharon Gillespie; his nieces and nephews:  Joe and Chasitity Beane and Rick and Candi Stanfield; his great nephew, Talen Beane; and a host of extended family and friends.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 7, 2012, at the Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, with Bro. Dale Beighle officiating.  Serving as pallbearers were Christopher Conrad, Ron Burris, Ron Stanfield, Gennie Gillespie, Joe Beane, Rick Stanfield, Jason Wiggins, and John Stephenson.

Interment took place in the Riverside Cemetery, Falmouth.

Memorials are suggested to the Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road #202, Florence, KY 41042.

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