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Ronald Ray Cyrus

Birthplace: Greenup Co, KY
Death: Died in Wellington, Menifee, Kentucky
Immediate Family:

Son of Rev. Eldon Lindsey Cyrus and Verlina Adeline Cyrus
Husband of <private> Atkins (Casto) and <private> Cyrus (Ward)
Ex-husband of Ruthie(Ruth) Ann Cyrus and ? Cyrus
Father of <private> Cyrus; <private> Cyrus; William "Billy" Ray Cyrus; <private> Cyrus; <private> Cyrus and 1 other
Brother of Olva Lourene Ferguson (Cyrus); Charles Cecil Cyrus; Sarah Elizabeth Wilson; Lindsey Landon Cyrus; Nancy Blanche McKenzie and 2 others

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About Ronald Ray Cyrus

  • Ronald Ray "Ron" Cyrus (July 10, 1935 – February 28, 2006) was a Democratic politician and public servant in Greenup County, Kentucky. He was the father of American country music singer/actor Billy Ray Cyrus and the paternal grandfather of Miley Cyrus and Noah Cyrus.
  • Cyrus was born in Flatwoods, Kentucky to Verlina Adeline Hay (1894–1980) and Eldon Lindsey Cyrus (1895–1975), son of Sarah and Joseph "Joe" (1872–1939) Cyrus, who was the son of John Cyrus.[1] He was elected a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives for Kentucky's 98th Legislative District, which encompasses Greenup County, in 1975. He was elected to 11 consecutive terms—serving a total of 21 years—until he retired from office in 1996.
  • Death and tributes

Cyrus was 70 years old when he died on February 28, 2006, after battling lung cancer. He is interred in the Cyrus Family Cemetery in Louisa, Kentucky.

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Ronald Ray Cyrus's Timeline

July 10, 1935
Greenup Co, KY
August 25, 1961
Age 26
Flatwoods, Greenup County, Kentucky, United States
February 28, 2006
Age 70
Wellington, Menifee, Kentucky