Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home

Serving All With Dignity and Respect Since 1899

Dr. Ted R. Railey

Ted Railey

August 9, 1927     ~     January 11, 2016

Dr. Ted R. Railey, 88, Glasgow, passed away Monday, January 11, 2016, at Signature Healthcare of Glasgow. Born in Kansas City, MO, he was the son of the late George and Rosie Ryherd Railey.

Ted served with the U. S. Army for 11 years during WWII and the Korean Conflict era, after which he followed his dream of becoming a dentist. Dr. Railey practiced dentistry for 46 years, receiving additional training in dental surgery and forensic dentistry. He was a member of Delta Sigma Delta. He was also a 60 year member of the Austin Masonic Lodge as well as a member of the Scottish Rite, York Rite, and Kosair Shrine. Dr. Railey also farmed most of his life and was a member of the Barren Co. and Kentucky Cattlemen’s Association, Kentucky Farm Bureau, and had served many years as a board member of the Southern States Glasgow Co-op. He was a Kentucky Colonel, a member of Kentucky and Glasgow Chapter 20 DAV, a member of the Barren River Rod and Gun Club, and a member of Southside Baptist Church.

Dr. Railey is survived by his wife of 63 years, Edna C. Proffitt Railey, along with several cousins.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with burial in the Happy Valley Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home with a Masonic Service at 7 p.m.

Printer-Friendly version Printer-Friendly version
Guest Register

6 Entries for Dr. Ted R. Railey

  1. lois bulle says:

    sorry for your loss ted was a great dentist ; he will be missed rip ted

  2. Mike and Charlotte Steenbergen says:

    Edna, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time and in the days ahead .We have good memories with you and Dr. Railey. Mike and Charlotte

  3. Candace and Dick Horch says:

    Dear Edna, My heart breaks that I couldn’t arrange quickly enough to be there with you. I will come a little later when I can spend some time with you. Our prayers are that you will feel God’s comfort and peace and know that Ted Richard is at peace. With love, Candace and Dick

  4. Jane H Baker says:

    Good man – love and strength to you, Edna

  5. Brenda Reece says:

    Miss Edna, So sorry to hear the news of Dr Railey. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. I remember the good times at South Fork Baptist when he sat behind me and loved to aggravate me…..of course, you know I loved to aggravate back. Many good memories of you and Dr at South Fork Baptist.

  6. Kenneth R Ryherd says:

    Edna: So sorry for your loss. Ted was a good man and Dentist from what I have been told. I remember him from when I was younger visiting at his Moms house. MY prayers and thoughts for you and your family in this time of sorrow, God Bless you and welcome Ted into his arms to be with his parents above.

    Kenneth R Ryherd,
    Mitchellville, Iowa.