Ray V. Reffitt, 84, Pierceton, died Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, at home in Pierceton.
He was born May 8, 1938, in Risner, Ky., the son of (the late) Jimmy and Lishie (Ousley) Reffitt. Ray graduated from high school in Martin, Ky., but lived the majority of his life in Kosciusko County. He retired as a machinist at DePuy in 2003 after 30 years with the company. Ray loved the time he spent with his family and friends; he enjoyed cooking and especially liked backyard cookouts.
Ray is survived by his spouse, Ralph Rigby, Pierceton; son, Kevin Reffitt, Prestonsburg Ky.; sister, Juanita (Paul) Bradford, Silver Lake; grandchildren, Michelle (Richard) Burt, Fort Wayne, Alena Reffitt, Columbia City, Jonna (John) Michel, North Manchester and Joey Oliver, Jennifer Fulton and Brett Reffitt, all of Warsaw; eight great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. In addition to his parents, Ray was also preceded in death by a son, Keith Reffitt; daughter, Jeannene Oliver; sister, Marie Baldridge; and brothers, Corbin Reffitt and Tommy Reffitt.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022, at McHatton Sadler Funeral Chapel, 105 S. First St., Pierceton.
Visitation is from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, in the funeral home. Burial is in Hillcrest Cemetery.