CROSS PLAINS – Graveside services for Barney Ray Pancake, 73, of Rising Star, will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20, in Pioneer Cemetery. Visitation will be from 5:30-6:30 p.m. today, at Higginbotham Funeral Home in Cross Plains.

He died Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2009, in Brownwood.   

He was born April 24, 1936, in Pioneer, to Garland (Pee Wee) and Jessie (Curry) Pancake. He worked in the oil fields on drilling rigs all of his life. 

Survivors include his sister, Marby Fox of Rising Star; three nephews; four nieces; 13 great-nieces and nephews; and five great-great nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his twin brother.