Ray Boyette, 78
by Halei Lamb | August 1, 2016 2:28 pm
A private memorial service for Ray Boyette, 78, of Metter will be held at a later date. He died Sunday, July 31, 2016 at Heritage Inn Health and Rehabilitation in Statesboro.
Mr. Ray Boyette was a lifelong resident of Metter and was of the Baptist faith. He was a heavy equipment operator for the Georgia Department of Transportation for 30 years and loved hunting and stock-car racing. Boyette loved spending time at the Swainsboro Raceway. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Neil Morris.
Survivors include three daughters, Mary Boyette and Nancy Boyette, both of Metter, and Ramona Marie (Donzello) Burgess; a son, Ricky (Shelley) Barber of Swainsboro; two sisters, Margaret Collins of Twin City and Ann Smith of Statesboro; three brothers, Thomas Boyette of north Georgia and Clinton Boyette and Jimmy Boyette, both of Dellwood; seven grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Kennedy Funeral Homes, Hooks Chapel, of Metter is in charge of the arrangements.