Larry Eugene Rainey, 75, of Gold Hill, passed away Monday, January 14, 2019 at his residence.
He was born August 30, 1943 in Rowan County, NC to the late Henry Woodson Rainey, Sr. and Doris Honeycutt Rainey Clark. Larry was a musician and loved playing the guitar and singing. He had a passion for driving his truck, he loved his 18 wheeler. Larry enjoyed spending time with his family and was a member of Rockwell United Methodist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brother, Henry "Buddy" Woodson Rainey, Jr.
Larry is survived by his wife Linda Rainey, whom he married February 24, 1962; three daughters, Debbie Rainey Reed, of Salisbury, Tina Rainey Weber and friend Danny Poole, of Woodleaf, NC, and Beverly Rainey, of Gold Hill; son, John Rainey, of Gold Hill; four grandchildren, Daniel Walker, Maria Walker, Joey Sprinkle, and Christy Lee Cauble and husband Daniel; and ten great-grandchildren.
The family will greet friends and relatives on Friday, January 18, 2019, 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm at Rockwell United Methodist Church, Rockwell, NC.
The funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm on Friday, January 18, 2019, in the Rockwell United Methodist Church, Rockwell, NC, with Pastor Charles Curtis officiating and Maurice Eagle delivering the eulogy.
Burial will take place in the Brookhill Memorial Gardens.
The family would like to thank Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House nurses for their wonderful and generous care during Larry's sickness.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Rockwell United Methodist Church, PO Box 337, Rockwell, NC 28138 or Glenn A. Kiser Hospice House, 1229 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144.
Powles Staton Funeral Home of Rockwell is assisting the Rainey family. Online condolences may be made at www.powlesfuneralhome.com.
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