Ray Kettles Sr.

Tuesday, May 25, 2004

SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ray Allen Kettles Sr., 57, of Sikeston died Monday, May 24, 2004, at his home.

He was born June 27, 1946, in Cape Girardeau, son of Leo and Virginia Horn Kettles.

Kettles was a self-employed mechanic, and a long-time racer at Sikeston Drag Strip.

Survivors include a son, Allen Kettles of Sikeston; a stepdaughter, Elizabeth Eaves of St. Louis; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by a son and his parents.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.