Bernard Clinton Fraley Sr., 89, of Winchester, widower of Mary Magdalene Miller Fraley, passed away Saturday at the Thomson-Hood Veterans Center in Wilmore.
A native of Clay City, he was born Sept. 24, 1921, to the late Everett Fraley and Edna Lawrence Curtis.
He was an Army veteran during World War II, a member of the First Church of God, former owner of Fraley Auto Parts Stores for 40 years and Fraley’s for 36 years.
He is survived by four children and their spouses, Bernard C. Fraley Jr. of Winchester, Phillip J. (Robin) Fraley of Lexington, Patricia Fraley (David) Perdue of Winchester and Barry W. Fraley of Winchester; two brothers, William C. (Phyllis) Fraley of Winchester, Andrew J. (Carrie) Fraley of Lexington; a sister, Mary Ann (Thomas) Estes of Winchester; eight grandchildren, Keith Fraley, Laura Fraley, Tara (Ken) Fredericksen, Stuart (Cayla) Fraley, Emilie (Ross) Larson, Christina (Joe) Burzinski, Jordan Fraley and Sean Brown; nine great-grandchildren, Hannah, Joshua, Catherine, and Jessica Fredericksen, Cameron Fraley, Michaela Burzinski, Landon Fraley, Bentley Fraley and Andrew Larson.
Funeral services will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St., with Dr. Ed Mesta officiating.
Visitation will be Tuesday from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
Burial will be in the Winchester Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Thomson-Hood Veterans Center, 100 Veterans Drive, Wilmore, Ky. 40390, or to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 2312 Alexandria Drive, Lexington, Ky., 40504.
Online condolences may be made at www.rolantaylorfuneralhome.com.