Mr. Billy Ray Justus, age 66, of Grayson, Kentucky passed away Saturday, November 19, 2022 at University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington, Kentucky.
He was born Monday, November 5, 1956 in Niagra Falls, New York a son of the late Joe Earl and June Lester Justus.
Billy attended East Side Church of Christ in Grayson, Kentucky. He enjoyed riding horses, riding his four wheeler, fishing and watching UK Basketball and sports, watching racing and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and his favorite dog, Cookie.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, Buddy Earl Justus.
Billy is survived by his soulmate, Connie Felty Gillum; five sons, Adam Bodkin of New York, Billy Justus Jr. and his wife Alisha of New York, Curtis Justus and his wife, Rochelle of Sandy Hook, Kentucky, Joshua Justus and Jeremy Justus both of New York; two daughters, Amanda Justus and Heath Henderson of Grayson, Kentucky, Autum Marcum and her husband, Austin of Grayson, Kentucky; nine grandchildren, Jermani, Dominic, Hailey, Cole, Vincent, Dean, Houston, Zoey and Waylon; one brother, Jimmy Justus and Stephanie of Grayson, Kentucky; four sisters, Louise Lester and her husband, Danny of Hurley, Virginia, Pat Chaney and her husband, Curtis of Columbia, Missouri, Mary Walker and her husband, Bill of Grayson, Kentucky, Sue Harr and her husband, Mark of Olive Hill, Kentucky along with many nieces, nephews and other family and friends that will sadly miss him.
Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Tuesday, November 22, 2022 at Grayson Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 49 McCoy Road, Grayson, Kentucky with Brother Dennis Durst, and Brother James Adams officiating. Burial will follow in East Carter Memory Gardens in Grayson, Kentucky.
Friends may visit after 12 noon, November 22, 2022 and until the service hour at Grayson Funeral Home.
Jason Walker, Austin Marcum, Heath Henderson, Nick Oney, David Walker, Bill Walker, and Mick Sexton will serve as pallbearers.
Grayson Funeral Home and Cremation Services are caring for all arrangements for Mr. Billy Ray Justus.