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Gerald "Ray" Rains

May 23, 1941 December 7, 2018
Gerald "Ray" Rains
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Obituary for Gerald "Ray" Rains

Ray Rains, 77, of Hot Springs, Arkansas passed away December 7, 2018. He was born May 23, 1941 to Bill and Liddie Marie Summit Rains. Ray was a Member of Norman Full Gospel Pentecostal Church. He loved to play the guitar and sing gospel music. Ray was a loving father and grandfather who was loved and will be missed by all.

Ray was preceded in death by his parents; first wife Linda Marie Rains; second wife Linda Sue Rains; brother, J.L. Rains; sisters, Dean Brake, Brenda Hatton, and Linda Smith.

Survivors include his daughter, JoAnn Dodd (Darrell) of Royal, AR; sons, Darrell Green (Patricia) of Denver, Colorado and Buddy Green of Denver, Colorado; brother, Bruce Rains of Hot Springs; sisters, Donnie Smiley (Jim) of Hot Springs, Pam Van Auken of Florida, Melba Berry of Pearcy, AR, Sue Wolken of Hot Springs, Rhonda Bradshaw (Ricky) of Pearcy, AR; Six Grandchildren; five great grandchildren, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home.

A celebration of Ray’s life will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday at Caruth-Hale Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Doyne Alexander and Bro. Derrell Burgen officiating.

Burial will follow at Rocky Cemetery in Sims, AR.

Pallbearers include Dustin Green, Dylan Green, Caleb Dodd, Michael Smiley, Cory Steele, and David Wilborn.

Honorary Pallberers are Dr. Divers, Mindy Farmer, APN, and the Staff of Arkansas Hospice.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

12

Dec

6:00 PM 12/12/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/12/2018 8:00:00 PM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Caruth-Hale Funeral Home
155 Section Line Road Hot Springs 71913 AR
United States

Service

Thursday

13

Dec

10:00 AM 12/13/2018 10:00:00 AM
Caruth-Hale Funeral Home

155 Section Line Road
Hot Springs, AR 71913

Caruth-Hale Funeral Home
155 Section Line Road Hot Springs 71913 AR
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Rocky Cemetery Final Resting Place

Rocky Cemetery Road
Sims, AR 71969

Rocky Cemetery Road Sims 71969 AR
United States
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