William Ray "Tater" BegleyDungannon, VA | July 04, 2012
William Ray "Tater" Begley – Dungannon, VA
Mr. William Ray "Tater" Begley, 72, Dungannon, VA passed away Wednesday, July 4, 2012 at his residence in Dungannon, VA.
Mr. Begley was born in Scott County, VA on February 29, 1940 to the late Bob and Sally Sluss Begley.
In addition to his parents, his wife, Dee Begley and several brothers and sisters preceded him in death.
He is survived by his loving wife, Rhonda Begley, Dungannon, VA; son, Mark Begley and wife, Kim, IN; daughter, Melody Fisher, IN; step sons, Sam Babb, VA and Teddy Sparkman, VA; step daughter, Regina Bailey, IN; special grandson, Joshua Babb; several grandchildren and great grandchildren; sisters, Lillian Shaw and husband, Lawrence and Arnie Bear; brother, Ralph Begley; mother-in-law, Norma Gardner; father-in-law, Hubert Gardner and wife, Sharon; special sister-in-law, Debbie Stapleton; special caregiver and sister-in-law, Sandi Messick; along with several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, July 6, 2012 at the Gate City Funeral Home and other times at the residence. Funeral services will be conducted at 8:00 p.m. in the Gene Falin Memorial Chapel of the funeral home with Rev. George Gibson officiating. The Begley Family and The Sparkmans will provide the music.
Graveside services will be conducted at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, July 7, 2012 at the Carter Cemetery, Ft. Blackmore, VA. Mike Begley, Tony Begley, Wayne Begley, Jason Gardner, Mike Norrod, and Larry Brickey will serve as pallbearers. Billy Begley, Ricky Dooley, and Bill Brickey will serve as honorary pallbearers.
Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery for the graveside service.
The family of Mr. Begley wishes to express their sincere thanks to his sister, Arnie Bear for all the trips she made with Ray to the hospital in Charlottesville, VA.
An online guest register is available for the Begley family at www.gatecityfunerals.com.
Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of William Ray "Tater" Begley.
Condolencesi am so sorry i did not hear about Ray passing in time to be with you during your hour of loss. My heart goes out to each and every one. Ray is now in the arms of the Lord and may He give you peace in the days to come.
My prayers are with you and alway
I love you.
Posted by: Linda Turner, July 08, 2012
I hate to hear of the passing of 'Tater Ray'. I would like to send my Sympathy to All of The Begley Family and Friends at this Time. May GOD give You All the Peace and Comfort to Help in the Days to come while trying to deal with the Passing. Thoughts and Prayers are with You All in the Future ahead. GOD BLESS YOU ALL!!!
Jessica 'Begley' Jenkins
Posted by: Jessica Begley Jenkins, July 07, 2012
Our deepest sympathy goes out to Ray's family
Posted by: MIKE AND JUDY HALL, July 07, 2012
Rhonda and Family, My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Ray was a blessing to me during my own dad's illness, his kindness has never been forgotten. May you find comfort in the days ahead, rest in peace Ray. Sandy
Posted by: Sandy Brickey Smith, July 06, 2012
Our thoughts are with you at this difficult time
Posted by: Loren & Sherry Wilson, July 06, 2012
Praying for your strength and comfort. May God be with you in the days ahead. Our sympathy goes out to all of you. If any of you need anything let us know. We Love You All. Love Always Penny and Geraldine
Posted by: Penny and Geraldine Jones, July 05, 2012
So sorry to hear of your loss! My heart goes out to ya! You'll are in my prayers if there is anything at all I can please let me know!
Rob & Karen Farley
Posted by: Karen Farley , July 05, 2012
Our sympathy goes to all the Begley family. May God give you comfort and peace to help you in the days to come. Praying for all of you. Love Noah, Carol, & Lucy Belle Sluss
Posted by: Noah Sluss, July 05, 2012
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