Gerald C. Railey, 66, passed away Saturday, May 19, 2012 at his residence in Mt. Vernon. He was born on February 8, 1946 in Mattoon, KY to Vernon and Zelia (Corey) Railey.
Gerald was a truck driver for Farm Boy and had worked for Short Milling for over 23 years. He spent over 20 years mentoring to others and participating in Alcoholics Anonymous. His passion in life was listening to Hank Williams, Jr. and Sr. and spending time on the road riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Sue (Tyson) Railey, son, Bo Jack Railey (Stephanie) of Brownsburg, IN; daughters, Julie Kissinger (Jim, Jr.) of Mt. Vernon; Cathy Behler (Brett) of Westfield, IN; grandchildren, Alex and Faith Kissinger, Coleman Railey, Nicholas and Henry Behler; brother, Jackie; and sisters, Kate and Sue.
Private services are being held at Schneider Funeral Home 512 Main St. in Mt. Vernon. Burial will follow in Black Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Alcoholics Anonymous (Alacon) at 761 E. Columbia Evansville, IN 47711.
Condolences may be made online at www.schneiderfuneralhome.com