Rafe Lay

05/30/1926 - 12/30/2020

Obituary For Rafe Lay

Lay Rafe age 94 of Fairfield passed away Wednesday December 30, 2020. He was born in Jellico, Tennessee on May 30, 1926 to the late Emery and Ethel (nee Dobson) Lay. He is survived by the love of his life and wife of 75 years Tennie (nee Chiarini); three children Ellen (Bill) Sizemore, James (Paula) Lay and Tony Lay; four grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Rafe served in the United States Navy and was a proud member of the Norwood Masonic Lodge. Visitation will be at The Webster Funeral Home 3080 Homeward Way at Rt 4 Fairfield on Wednesday January 6, 2021 from 5pm – 8pm with a Masonic Service at 7pm during the visitation. Funeral service to be officiated by Pastor Brian Buriff at the funeral home Thursday January 7, 2021 at 10am. Burial to follow at Crown Hill Memorial Park with full military honors. The funeral home and family ask that all attendees wear masks to ensure we protect our loved ones.

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He was such a good man and a great friend to my family he did my dads Masonic funeral that was in 09 he was always willing to do and go above and beyond for Washington 17 and Norwood 576 you have run your race here my brother Thank You for always being a dear friend. Jim Sawyer
- Jim Sawyer

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