Obituary: Leonard Ray Bex

May 10, 1921 – May 8, 2020

Leonard Ray Bex, 98, of Mitchell, passed away Friday, May 8, 2020, at Mitchell Manor.

Born May 10, 1921, in Lawrence County, he was the son of Isom and Della (Ray) Bex.  He married Alta Jeraldine “Jerry” Miller July 29, 1943, and she preceded him in death on October 7, 2009.

Leonard retired from Carpenter Body Works and was a farmer.  He was a member of the Fairview Church of Christ.

Survivors include his sons, Wesley C. (Jackie) Bex of Spencer, Randy D. Bex of Mitchell; grandchildren, Wesley C. Bex, Jr. of Spencer, Wende L. Bex of Jacksonville, Florida, great-granddaughter, Samantha L. Lunz of Knob Lick, Kentucky; great-great-grandsons, Mathew C. Lunz, David R. Lunz, and Lucas D. Lunz

His parents; wife; and siblings, Nellie Johnson, Mahala Edwards, Bessie Callahan, Roseann Wininger, Flossie Williams, Asa Bex, Archie Bex, Chester Bex, Elmer Bex, Ira Bex, and Helen Bex, preceded him in death.

Graveside service will be Tuesday, May 12, at Port William Cemetery with Brother Richard Holt officiating.

Condolences may be sent to the family at www.chastainfuneralhome.com

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