Archive for Thursday, September 9, 2004

LeRoy D. Raines


September 9, 2004

Memorial services for LeRoy Dale Raines, 71, Westwood, were Saturday, Sept. 4, at Antioch Church in Overland Park.
Mr. Raines died Wednesday, Sept. 1, 2004, at Baptist Lutheran Medical Center in Kansas City, Mo.
He was born March 13, 1933, in Ames, Iowa, the son of Ruth Preston Raines and Thurston Crosse.
He served in the Air Force from 1955 to 1959 and obtained the rank of Staff Sergeant.
Mr. Raines was active in the Shawnee Mission Radio Control Club and the Christian Motorcycle Association and United Side Car Association.
He married his wife Dorothy on June 16, 1956 in Olathe. She died in 1999.
Survivors include four sons, Bill Raines and Tom Raines, both of Liberty, Mo., Jim Raines, De Soto, and Bob Raines, Linwood; a daughter, Karen Carnal, Merriam; a brother, Carroll Raines, Olathe; a sister, Joy Shewchuck, Las Vegas; 15 grandchildren; and one great-grandchild.
The family suggests memorials to the Keith Worthington Chapter of ALS, sent in care of Cullen Funeral Home, P.O. Box 931, Raymore, MO 64083.

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