Mr. Reggie Ray Townsend, age 61 of Young Harris, GA passed away on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 following a period of declining health. He was born to parents Roy E. and Inez (Kuykendall) Townsend on March 03, 1950 in Murphy, NC. He was preceded in death by his father, Ray E. Townsend; sister, Kathey Prather; niece, Kim Clayton; granddaughter, Gracie Ann Lovell. He is survived by his wife, Mrs. Mary Ann Townsend, of Young Harris, GA; mother, Mrs. Inez Townsend, of Young Harris, GA; daughter and son-in-law, Angie and Robbie Graber, of Young Harris, GA; daughter, April Townsend, of Young Harris, GA; son and daughter-in-law, Ray and Tammy Townsend, of Orlando, FL; sister, Joann Townsend, sister and brother-in-law, Beverly and Gerald Messer and sister, Patricia Clayton, all of Young Harris, GA; two grandchildren, Brody Graber and Corbin Townsend, both of Young Harris, GA; and a number of nieces and nephews also survive. Funeral services were held on Thursday, April 14, 2011 at 1:00PM from Old Brasstown Baptist Church with Rev. Billy Stiles officiating. Music was provided by Spirit Led. Pallbearers were: Mike Davenport, Tommy Warman, Steve McClure, Gary Clayton, Richard Welling and Lonnie Marcus. Interment was in Old Brasstown Baptist Church cemetery. Banister Funeral Home of Hiawassee in charge of arrangements.