David  Fraley


David Fraley, 91, of Poplar Hollow Road, Morehead, passed away Saturday, August 24, 2019 at St. Claire HealthCare in Morehead after an illness of several weeks.
He was born on May 4, 1928 in Rowan County, Kentucky, to the late Rev. Jake and Myrtle Plank Fraley.
Mr. Fraley was a retired farmer having tended the O. W. McIntire farm in Fleming County. He enjoyed caring for his yard, raising a garden, traveling, eating out and visiting with family and friends.
Mr. Fraley was a United States Army veteran having served during the Korean Conflict.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Harold Wayne Fraley on February 24, 2019, four brothers, Joe Fraley, Zenith Fraley, Roy Fraley and John Fraley and three sisters, Cressie Lawson, Rena Hamilton and Mayme Spence.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Mervin Hatfield Fraley, one son, Gary Fraley and his wife, Debbie of Flemingsburg, Kentucky, his daughter-in-law, Vicki Truesdell Fraley of Tollesboro, Kentucky, seven grandchildren, Cynthia McCann, Jerry Fraley, Holly (Scott) McCord, Bridget (Greg) Roland, Julie Helphenstine, Travis (Cathy) Follmer and Lynna (Robby) Newsom, eighteen great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandson.
Funeral services were conducted at 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, August 27, 2019 in the chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead with Rev. Harley Sexton, Jr. and Rev. Butch Kelsey officiating.
Burial with full military honors by the Corbie Ellington American Legion Post No. 126 was in the David Fraley Cemetery on Poplar Hollow Road.
Visitation was after 6:00 P.M Monday.
Pallbearers were Rex Hamilton, Darrell Hamilton, Gary Lindberg, Kent Logan, Vernon Estep, Alex Hamilton, Justin McCord and Ethan McCord.
Honorary pallbearers were Jimmy Helterbrand and Shirley Brown.
The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead cared for all arrangements.
To view the online memorial and sign the guest book, please visit www.mrgrayfh.com.
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Published on August 27, 2019
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