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“Ray always had kind words and a friendly smile every time I saw him. After living elsewhere for years, I returned to Henry County to find he was my...Read More »
1 of 27 | Posted by: Dorothy Eskew - McDonough, GA

“I was saddened to hear that Ray passed away. I was welcomed as family when I moved to Mcdonough in 1986 to attend mortuary school. Ray and Fred...Read More »
2 of 27 | Posted by: Eric Swope - North Port, FL

“My condolences, your family is in my prayers ”
3 of 27 | Posted by: Jerry Smith - Mcdonough, GA

“So sorry we had not kept in touch threw the years! We had a good time growing up in McDonough!! We were just a little sleepy town back then, playing...Read More »
4 of 27 | Posted by: carter and todd hudson - GA

“So sorry to hear of Rays passing he was truly a great friend. We will keep all of the family in our prayers ”
5 of 27 | Posted by: Terry&Emmilyn Rivers - Clayton, GA

“With such wonderful memories of Sunday School and teaching his boys and how he helped me with our activities as well as being with me after the loss...Read More »
6 of 27 | Posted by: Kathleen Engeman - Locust Grove, GA

“Hey Sarg As a fellow Vietnam Veteran I want to thank you for the service to our country and the sacrifices you have made in your life. There are...Read More »
7 of 27 | Posted by: Al Huenink - Fernandina Beach, FL

“We extend our sincere sympathy to Ray's entire family. We have wonderful memories of how Ray and Fred always brought comfort to those families who...Read More »
8 of 27 | Posted by: Pastor and Mrs. James West - GA

“So many memories are coming to mind. The great Halloween wagon rides in Wellington and the church Christmas parades. Watching you two boys becoming...Read More »
9 of 27 | Posted by: Jane Murphy - McDonough, GA

“Ray was always a very good friend and will be missed by all who knew him. Our condolences to the entire Rainer Family. ”
10 of 27 | Posted by: Richard and Ursula Dingler - GA

“Deepest sympathy to the family. Ray and Fred brought comfort to so many in such difficult times. ”
11 of 27 | Posted by: Anne Reid Horning - Akron, OH

“Thank you for the opportunity to have cared for Ray. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 27 | Posted by: Sacred Journey - McDonough, GA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this most difficult time. Ray and Fred were such a comfort to us when we lost our daughter and we...Read More »
13 of 27 | Posted by: Raymond and Debby Bailey - GA

“Thoughts and prayers to Clark, Robbie, Fred and joe and all the families. The Tac Cunningham Family ”
14 of 27 | Posted by: Tac-linda cunningham cunningham - GA

“We loved Ray and will really miss him. Our thoughts and prayers are with the whole family. ”
15 of 27 | Posted by: Donald and Suzanne Kelley - GA

“Our Love and Prayers. ”
16 of 27 | Posted by: Barbara@DarryCook - Mcdonough, GA

“We are so sorry to hear of Ray's death. He was a wonderful man. I will always be grateful for the opportunity he and Fred gave me as young funeral...Read More »
17 of 27 | Posted by: Gerald and Lou Lee - Stockbridge, GA

“Deepest sympathy ”
18 of 27 | Posted by: Roy and Linda Kuhn - Locust Grove, GA

“Ray's family, Ray was a good man and helped many families during their time of loss. Ray and Fred was a blessing to our family during the loss of...Read More »
19 of 27 | Posted by: Gloria Steele - McDonough, GA

“Fred & family: I know your loss. Please know God's in control and your comfort is in Him. So sorry for your loss. ”
20 of 27 | Posted by: Susan C. Mason - Locust Grove, GA

“So sorry. ”
21 of 27 | Posted by: William F. and Dana Clark - GA

“May God comfort your family during this difficult time. Our prayers are with you all. ”
22 of 27 | Posted by: Beede & Dawn Stone - McDonough, GA

“So sorry to hear about Ray's passing. He was a truly good person. Ray will be missed by many. ”
23 of 27 | Posted by: Carlton Miller - McDonough, GA

“Our prayers are with you all. Norman & Linda Babb ”
24 of 27 | Posted by: Norman & Linda Babb - GA

“Family of Ray Rainer So sorry to hear of Ray's passing. He will be missed by many. Rest In Peace Ray!! ”
25 of 27 | Posted by: Edna Gasses Norton - McDonough

“Have known Ray for many years. He helped a lot of people in Henry County, was a good man and will be missed. Clark and Robbie, you are fortunate to...Read More »
26 of 27 | Posted by: Sue and Rod Oglesby - Stockbridge, GA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Clark, and Robbie. Your Dad will surely be missed. ”
27 of 27 | Posted by: Todd Martin


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Mr. Ray Brewster Rainer, age 63 of McDonough, Georgia passed away February 17, 2013. Ray was born in Cedartown, Georgia to the late Robert Andrew and Jane Brewster Rainer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Suzette Kelly Rainer. Ray served his country in the United States Army and was a member of McDonough Presbyterian Church. He was a graduate of Gupton Jones Mortuary School and co-operated Rainer Funeral Homes for many years with his brother Fred Rainer. He was a native Henry countian, was an avid outdoorsman and taught hunter safety courses in McDonough for 25 years. Survivors include his sons, Clark Rainer of Flovilla, Robbie (Becky) Rainer of McDonough; grandchildren, Haylee and Bert Rainer; brothers, Andy (Ellie) Rainer of Jonesboro, Fred (Shirley) Rainer 0f McDonough, Joe (Terry) Rainer of McDonough; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. A Celebration of Life will be conducted Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 1:00 PM from the Dogwood Plantation Pavilion on Ray Lambert's Property, 400 King Mill Road, McDonough, GA 30252. Friends may visit the family Tuesday from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, contributions are asked to be made to Kindness Works in memory of Ray. Haisten Funeral Home, 1745 Zack Hinton Parkway South, McDonough, GA 30253, 770-914-8833, haistenfunerals.com.