Mr. Ivan Ray Ganey, age 69 of Winfield, passed away on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 at his residence. Mr. Ganey was a 1963 graduate of Brilliant High School and worked most of his life in the coal mining industry. In 2010, Ivan was inducted into the Marion County Sports Hall of Fame. Ivan was the founder of the Brilliant Park Board, serving as the president for 16 years since 1998, and now has a field there named in his honor. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Edward and Rushie Abbott Ganey, and a brother, Charles Edward Ganey. He is survived by his wife, Sue Youngblood Ganey, daughters, Angie Gardner (Steven) of Northport, and Brittney Bowles (Bradley) of Twin, a son, David Ganey of Winfield, grandchildren, Savanna, Bailey, Abbey Grace, McKinley, and Gracey Ray, a sister, Linda Franks of Winfield, sister in law, Bonnie Ganey, nephews, Pete and Tim Ganey, and a niece, Katrina Franks. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday from the Bowen Funeral Home chapel with burial to follow in White Springs Cemetery. Jerry Self officiating. Visitation will be from 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m (service time) on Saturday at the funeral home. Tim Ganey, Pete Ganey, Jim Starns, Brian Abbott, Darrell Abbott, and Ronnie McCluskey will serve as pallbearers. Bowen Funeral Home of Winfield serving the Ganey family.