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Robert E. Raney

August 31, 1931 ~ October 7, 2020 (age 89)


Robert Eugene Raney, 89, of Decaturville, TN, passed away Wednesday, October 7th, at Henderson Co. Community Hospital.

Robert was a graduate of U T Martin with a BS in Education. He had worked for Decatur County Board of Education as a teacher and coach and retired as transportation and attendance  supervisor. He was a member of Concord United Methodist Church and was a U S Air Force veteran serving in the Korean War.

Robert is  survived by his wife, Geraldine Milam Raney, of Decaturville; two daughters, Rita Alloway, of Cincinnati, OH; Beth (Keith) Kirby, of Collierville, TN; two sisters, Anna Belle Stuart, of Martin, TN; Mildred (Bobby) Hill, of Decaturville. 
He is also survived by 3 Grandchildren - Justin Alloway, of Cincinnati, OH,  Cole and Clark Kirby, of Collierville, TN

He was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Max Ray Raney and Okla Maness and a sister, Nona Spence, and his parents, Allie O. and Effie Jane Raney.

His Funeral Service will be held at Decaturville First United Methodist Church, Decaturville, TN, at 2 PM on Sunday, October 11th,  with Dr. Joseph Fisher officiating. Burial will follow in Concord Cemetery. 

Visitation is Saturday 4 PM - 7 PM at Reed's Chapel - Decaturville and Sunday 1 PM until service  at Decaturville First United Methodist Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Concord Cemetery Fund PO Box 12  Decaturville, TN 38329

Face mask are required for visitation and funeral attendance. The family request no food be brought to visitation.


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October 10, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Reed's Chapel Decaturville
113 South West St. P. O. Box 657
Decaturville, TN 38329

October 11, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Decaturville First United Methodist Church (Decaturville)

Funeral Service
October 11, 2020

2:00 PM
Decaturville First United Methodist Church (Decaturville)

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