Rev. Raley died at 3:50 p.m. Monday, June 15, 2009 at his home.
He was a Baptist minister, preaching the gospel for 40 years and serving churches in Trigg and Graves counties. He was a member of Faith Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 51 years, Jo Ann Young Raley; four sons and three daughters-in-law, Lenn and Beth Ann Raley of Mt. Washington. Barry and Dawn Raley of Bowling Green. John Mark Raley of Houston, Texas, and Phillip and Jill Raley of Mayfield; one sister, Bernadeen Raley Warman of Greenville; and six grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one sister, Barbara Raley Johnson; and three brothers, Ja Raley, Jr., Billy Raley and Darrell Raley. His parents were Jay Raley and Willie Davis Raley Smith.