Ronald Dee Raines, 81, of Morristown, passed away Monday, November 19, 2018 after a lengthy illness. He was born in Honolulu, HI. He was preceded in death by his daughter Becky Basnight; parents, Stacy Raines and Evelyn Kaimi; two brothers and one sister.
Ronald served in the United States Air Force. He retired from Ford Motor Company in Norfolk, VA. after 34 years of service and relocated to Tennessee. Ronnie became active in numerous bowling teams and loved to watch his sons’ baseball games. After suffering a heart attack, he began his rehabilitation at Morristown Rehab., where he met an invaluable support group that he cherished dearly. He also enjoyed hunting and looked forward to the daily phone call from his son Wes.
He is survived by his wife of 31 years, Kathy Raines; children Debbie McClain of Montana; Wes (Patty) Raines of Virginia Beach; Tyler (Macy) Raines of Morristown; grandchildren Kyle and Sam McClain; Palmer and Rawling Raines; brothers, Edward Raines and sister Jackie Raines; nephews, Sgt. Austin Williams, Tony Wolfe and Nicholas Bradley; nieces, Kaimi Williams and Melody Leina’ala Raines-Grippo along with several special sister-in-laws.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 Wednesday, November 21, 2018 in the East Chapel of Allen Funeral Home prior to the service at 8:00 with Reverend Larry Parrott officiating.
Allen Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.