Services for Ray McPhail were held Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012, at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Danny Winstead, the Rev. Dudley Winstead and the Rev. Don Cook officiating. Burial followed in Ebenezer Cemetery in Leake County.

McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. McPhail, 77, of Edinburg, died Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.

He was a native and lifelong resident of the Ebenezer community in Leake County. He worked at Wells-Lamont in Philadelphia for a number of years and later retired from Walnut Grove Glove Factory. Mr. McPhail was Baptist by faith.

Survivors include his wife, Sylvia McPhail of Edinburg; son, Scotty McPhail (Tammy) of Sebastopol; and grandchildren, Taylor McPhail of Sebastopol, Jenna McPhail of Sebastopol and Josh "Boo" Cumberland (Pam) of Philadelphia.

Mr. McPhail was preceded in death by his daughter, Becky McPhail; a grandchild, Anthony Savell; and parents, Duke and Lena McPhail.

Pallbearers were James McPhail, Danny Wilcher, Rusty Wilcher, Billy Wilcher, Harold Moore and Nubbin Copeland.

Honorary pallbearers were Tommy Smith, Oneal Wilcher, Guy Wilcher, Paul Moore, Paul Wilcher, Jonathan Tutor, Gaige Tutor, Jerry Wilcher and Ronnie Cumberland.