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John Smedley

November 6, 1970 — October 22, 2021

Morehead

John Kevin Smedley, 50 of Morehead, Kentucky passed away Friday, October 22, 2021 in St. Claire HealthCare in Morehead after a brief illness. He was born November 6, 1970 in Morehead to John and Simone Rice Smedley.

He was a graduate of Rowan County Senior High School.

Kevin was a jack of all trades. He helped his Dad as a painting contractor, but his passion was cars. He detailed cars for Tony Lewis, Jeff Adams, and Chad Binion. He loved working on cars and was good at detail work. He was a big fan of NASCAR racing and his favorite driver was Dale Earnhart.

He is survived by his parents John and Simone Rice Smedley of Morehead.

Funeral services will be conducted 2:00 pm Tuesday, October 26, 2021 in the Chapel of the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead with Brother Keith McGuire officiating.

Burial will follow in the Rice Cemetery.

Visitation at the Michael R. Gray Funeral Home in Morehead is after 12 Noon Tuesday.

Pall bearers will be Jeff Adams, Tony Lewis, Steve Rice, Tim Keeton, Aaron Miller and Cliff Wilson. Honorary pall bearers will be Jason Cook, Tracy Pennington, Robin Conley, Samantha Rice and Jolene Rice.

In lieu of flowers contributions are suggested to the Menifee County Animal Shelter, c/o Diana McGuire, 341 Hog Branch Road, Frenchburg, Kentucky 40322

The Michael R. Gray Funeral Home, 808 Old Flemingsburg Road, Morehead, Kentucky 40351 is caring for all arrangements for John Kevin Smedley.

To send flowers to the family in memory of John Smedley, please visit our flower store.

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