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Leland Buford Raines, age 87, of Cumberland Falls Highway, Corbin, departed this life on Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018 at his home.
He was born on Feb. 15, 1930, in Corbin, to the late Tom Rains and Flora (Alsip) Rains.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his wife, Athena (Hamlin) Raines; brothers, Raymond Rains and Gordon Rains; and a sister, Rosa Mae Skidmore.
He is survived by his son, David W. Raines of Louisville; two brothers, Luther Rains (Evonna) of Bartlett, Illinois and Clyde Rains (Joyce) of Jeffersonville, Indiana; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other family and friends to mourn his passing.
Visitation will be after 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018, at Croley Funeral Home
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018 at the Croley Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Vernon Jones officiating. Following the Service he will be laid to rest in the Young Cemetery following Military Graveside Honors conducted by the American Legion Post #88 of Corbin.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.croleyfuneralhome.com
Croley Funeral Home of Williamsburg is in charge of all arrangements, Jerry W. Croley and J. Andrew Croley, directors.
Published on January 29, 2018
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