Ray Arnold Dykes, 57, of Cherokee Village died Aug. 3, 2006, at his home. Ray was a Spray Booth Operator with VanLeer Container.
Survivors include his wife Pamela Louise Dykes from Cherokee Village two sons, Kenneth Ray Dykes and wife Paula Jean of Cherokee Village and Keith Ray Dykes of Thayer; a daughter Melinda Marie Bratlein and husband, John Leonard; five brothers, Frank, Billy and Martin Dykes from Kentucky and Cleve and Sam from Illinois; four sisters Maxine Fagues and Jewel Pence from Kentucky, Dorothy Hayes from Illinois and Bobbie Peach from Alabama; and 12 grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Aug. 6 at the Heath Oak Hill Chapel. Captain Ken Oakes officiated. Interment followed in Bronaugh Cemetery with arrangements under the direction of Heath Oak Hill Chapel of Hardy.