Ralph Kays, Jr.

May 13, 1957 - December 30, 2021

Ralph Kays Jr., 64, of Owensboro, passed away December 30, 2021, at Owensboro Health Regional Hospital. He was born May 13, 1957, in Owensboro, to the late Ralph Kays I and Adrian Chamberlain. Ralph enjoyed hunting, fishing, and barbecuing. Above all, he adored his grandbabies. Ralph was kind to everyone he met and will be remembered for always having a smile on his face.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, Ed Chamberlain, Oscar Chamberlain, and Fred Chamberlain; his sisters, Hazel Bolen, Beulah Chamberlain, Betty Davis, and Mary Chamberlain; and his brother-in-law, Zane Bono.

Ralph is survived by his wife of 47 years, Bonnie Kays; his children, Lori Kays (Brian Aldrich) and Ralph Kays III (Jamie); his grandchildren, Kaylee, Timmy, Adrian “A.J.,” Chloe, Madden, Medley, Lucas, and Cash; his great-grandson, Nolan; his brother, Ray Chamberlain (Rosemary); his sister, Judy Bono; and several nieces and nephews.

The funeral service will be 2pm Tuesday at Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, with visitation beginning at 11am. Burial will be in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

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