Ray Badley, Jr.

Friday, June 4, 2010

Ray Badley, Jr., resident of Wagoner, OK, born February 12, 1935, Enon, AR, son of Ray and Elma (Blevins) Badley. Departed this life Monday, May 31, 2010, Wagoner, OK, at the age of 75.

Mr. Badley was a retired Fireman.

On August 15, 1989, Ray was united in marriage with Jane Badley who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one son, Doug Badley and wife Jacque of Lake Wylie, SC; three step-sons, Johnnie Kangas and wife Shannon of Mazie, OK, Rob Whitecotton and wife Tonya of Wagoner, OK and Travis Hummingbird of Hulbert, OK; two granddaughters, Kyndal Whitecotton and Clara Hope Kangas; two sisters, Maxine Hall of Eagle Rock, MO and Fern West of Berryville, AR; three brothers, Gary Badley and wife Burse`, Larry Badley and wife Mary and Danny Badley and wife Anita, all of Oak Grove, AR; several other relatives and a host of friends.

He was preceded by his parents and one brother, John Badley.

Graveside services: 1 p.m. Saturday, June 5, Blue Eye Cemetery, Brother Kenny Asbury officiating. Online condolences may be sent to family at nelsonfuneral.com.

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The Firefighter's Prayer

When I am called to duty, God, wherever flames may rage,

Give me the strength to save some life whatever be its age.

Help me embrace a little child before it is too late, or save an

older person from the horror of that fate.

Enable me to be alert and hear the weakest shout, and quickly and efficiently to put the fire out. I want to fill my calling and to give the best in me,

to guard my every neighbor and protect his property.

And if according to my fate I am to lose my life this day,

Please bless with your protecting hand my family this I pray.