The Richmond Register


September 3, 2013

Johnnie Ray Means, 69

RICHMOND — Johnnie Ray Means, 69, the husband of Rachel, passed away Monday, September 2, 2013, at the UK Chandler Medical Center in Lexington.

Johnnie was born October, 24, 1943 in Estill County, the son of the late Orbin and Lola Hale Means.

He was a retired farmer, the caretaker of several local cemeteries and a member of the Stacy Lane Pentecostal Holiness Church.

Survivors include his wife: Rachel Crowe Means; his children, Melinda Means, David Means (Shelia) and Kathy Martin (Marco) all of Richmond, and Roger Means (Connie) of Berea; five brothers, Beverly Means, Hubert Means, Wendell Means (Rickie) and Bruce Means, all of Richmond, and Roger Means (Judy) of Mt. Sterling; four sisters, Nannie McElroy (Donnie) of Liberty, Bernice Henderson (Bill) of Nicholasville, Mary Hurt (Jim) and Vicki Singleton (Bill) both of Richmond; 11 grandchildren, Melissa Williams, Felicia Owens, JoAnne Embree, John David Means, Dallas Means, Josh Willis Means, Jonathon Means, Zachary Martin, Heather Mullins, Brittany Ingle and Karianne Martin; 11 great-grandchildren, Samuel Williams, Cameron Williams, Caden Williams, Johnny Byrd, Ryan Byrd, Landon Embree, Tucker Means, Raylee Means, Machenzie Cates, Katie Cates and Blakeleigh Martin; as well as several nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013, at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home with Rev. Jerry Rose officiating. Burial will follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

Pallbearers will be: John David Means, Dallas Means, Jonathon Means, Josh Means, Zachary Martin and Eddie Means.

Honorary pallbearers will be: Michael Wayne Biggs, Tracy Mansfield, Brad Means, Ronnie Means, Brian Williams and Kyle Embree.

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