Jimmy Ray Dacy, 79, of Poole passed away Friday, May 19 at Western Kentucky Veterans Center in Hanson after a lengthy illness. He was born near Dixon, KY to the late William Everett and Jewell Dacy. He attended Dixon High School and was a veteran of The United States Air Force. He retired from Alcan Aluminum after 27 years having worked previously at Industrial Contractors and Combustion Engineers’ Lummus Company in Evansville. He was also a cattle farmer.
He was a member of Presbyterian Church of Henderson and had been a member of Poole Lions Club, Poole Volunteer Fire Department, Poole Harvest Daze, American Brick and Glass Workers, Operating Engineers Local 181, and United Steel Workers Local 9443 unions.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, William Dorris Dacy. He is survived by his wife Carolyn of 57 years, daughters Carleen (Jim) Grossman of Fort Mill, South Carolina and Raegina (Mark) Scott of Poole; two sisters Esther Leslie of Dixon, KY and Ann Stone of Poole, KY; one brother Max Dacy of Providence, KY; grandchildren Emily Smith Alfred, Katie Smith Lucas, both of Dixon, Amanda Grossman Coghill of Henderson, Lauren Grossman of Evansville, Michael Scott and Brandon Scott of Slaughters and nine great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held at 1pm on Tuesday May 23, 2017 at Townsend Funeral Home in Dixon, KY. Rev. Sam Beeny will officiate. Burial will be in Shady Grove Cemetery in Poole, KY. Military Rites will be performed by the American Legion Worsham Post #40 in Henderson, KY. Visitation will be from 4 pm to 8 pm on Monday at the funeral home and from 8 am until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be made to Presbyterian Church of Henderson 100 S. Main Street, Henderson, KY 42420 or Western KY Veterans Center Activity Fund, 926 Veterans Drive, Hanson, KY 42413. Online condolences can be made at www.townsendfuneralhomeinc.com.