OBITUARY: Raymond Francis Leis II


Raymond Francis Leis, II, age 54 of Gallatin, TN, passed away March 4, 2024.

Ray “Little Ray” was born October 29, 1969 in Louisville, KY.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Alice Fields Leis.

He is survived by his father, Ray Leis; sister, Monica Leis Barfield; brother, Tony Leis (Shauna); nephews, Jared Barfield, Patrick Barfield, Nathan Leis and Carter Leis; niece, Grace Leis; uncles, Nick Leis (Linda), Bill Leis (Linda), Charles Leis (Delores), Mike Leis, Albert Leis (Mary Ellen), Larry Fields (Judy) and Jim Fields (Sharon); aunts, Maureen Gratzer (Keith), Dayle Tindoll (David) and Gayle Mann.

Ray was a graduate of Gallatin High School Class of 1988, member of St. John Vianney Catholic Church and worked for seventeen years at GAP. Ray loved the lake and was an avid fisherman.

Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, March 8th at St. John Vianney Catholic Church with Father Richard Childress as celebrant. Jim Fields, Larry Fields, Jimbo Fields, Ryan Fields, Mike Davis and Mark Gratzer will serve as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Nathan Leis, Keith Gratzer and Kenneth Michael Leis. Visitation was Thursday, March 7th from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center.

Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center in charge of the arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at (615) 502-0011


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