Bobby Ray DeVary, age 81 years, of Hodgenville, entered Heaven, Sunday, March 22, 2020 at his residence.
He was a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather and a friend to many. Bob was a member of First Baptist Church of Hodgenville and was a charter member of LaRue Baptist Church, where he was active in bus ministry for many years. He was a former employee of Chappell’s Dairy, a purchaser for Lucas Hussey Warehouse, commercial crop sprayer and a lifelong farmer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Mary Stephens DeVary; a granddaughter, Kyla Kline; two brothers, Pete DeVary and June DeVary and a sister, Helen Razor.
Bob is survived by his wife, of 54 years, Geri DeVary; his children, Steve DeVary and Lois Kline both of Winchester, Gerald (Patti) DeVary, Eric (Traci) DeVary and Maria DeVary-Thurman all of Hodgenville, Winona (Allen) Matthews and Kyle (Mackenzie) DeVary both of Bowling Green; four grandchildren, Seth, Kylee, Isabella and Carsen; two great-grandchildren, Addyson and Dylahn; a sister Billie Ann (Kenneth) Riley of Mackville and many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Also surviving, is his faithful sidekick, Bandit.
In accordance with the governor’s mandate, instead of visitation at the funeral home you are invited to drive in front of Bob’s farm at 526 Miller Road, Hodgenville from 4 to 7 PM, Thursday, March 26. The family will be there to receive your condolences in the form of a handwave from the safety of your vehicle.
Private funeral services will be held Friday at Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home with Dr. Paul Richey officiating. Burial will be in Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to First Baptist Church’s Mission Fund 730 Tonieville Rd. Hodgenville, KY 42748.
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