Funeral services with military honors for Raymond Jerry Raines, 83, of Lufkin will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, October 15, 2016 in the Dunn Chapel Church of Christ with Bob Owen officiating. Interment will follow in the Aldredge Cemetery. Mr. Raines was born December 5, 1932 in San Antonio to the late Rosie (Nehr) and Earl David Raines and died October 8, 2016 at his residence. Mr. Raines worked with computers as a computer analyst and loved to preach which included several small congregations over the years with the last one being in Rockwall. He proudly served his country in the U. S. Army during the Korean War and was a member of Dunn Chapel Church of Christ. Mr. Raines is survived by his wife of 60 years, Patsy Raines; son, Mike Raines; daughter and son-in-law, Pattie and Marlin Botts; daughter and fiancé, Sherry Raines and Harvey Tapper; son and significant other, Roger Raines and Nancy Laney; grandchildren, Alyssa Raines, Kristina Herman, and Jacob Tapper; great-grandchildren, Alex Botts, Jayden Herman, and Raele Herman; mother-in-law, Blanche Porter; and brothers and sisters, Joe Raines, Edna Fletcher, and Mary Lou Runnels. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Stephen Ray Raines; grandson, Jerry Ray Botts; brothers, David and Bob Raines; sister, Bernice Alley; father-in-law, Milo Porter. Pallbearers will be Rusty Germany, Jake Germany, Jacob Tapper, Alex Botts, Bo Paullette, and David Fenley. Honorary pallbearers will be Robbie Owen, Mike Raines, Roger Raines, and Wayne Porter. Visitation will be held Saturday from noon until service time in the church. Memorials may be sent to the Sunset International Bible Institute, 3723 34th St., Lubbock, TX 79410. Snead Linton Funeral Home; directors.
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