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Roy L Raines Jr.

February 8, 1936 — January 26, 2024

Corinth

Roy L Raines Jr.

A Celebration of Life Service for Roy L. Raines Jr, 87, of Corinth, MS will be Thursday, February 1, 2024 at 11 AM at Magnolia Funeral Home - East officiated by Bro. Ray Bennett. Interment will follow in Magnolia Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 31, 2024 from 5-8 PM and Thursday, February 1, 2024 from 10 AM till service time at Magnolia Funeral Home - East. Pallbearers include Blake Arnold, Cade Raines, Jake Raines, Stacy Carter, Sean Meeks, and Chad Harville. Roy was born in Memphis, TN on February 8, 1936 to the late Roy L. Raines Sr. and Kathleen Tollison Raines and passed away at Magnolia Regional Health Center on January 26, 2024. Roy graduated from Corinth High School in 1955 and was the first radio announcer for WKCU and later announced for WCMA. He was also the owner of Roy's Jewelry Store and later the owner of a dump truck hauling business. As a 32nd degree Mason, he exemplified the values of brotherhood and service. Additionally, he was a member of Wheeler Grove Baptist Church. Roy found immense joy in spending time with his children and grandchildren, whether it was gathering around the dining table for a delicious meal or sharing laughter during family outings, these moments held a special place in Roy's heart. Survivors include his sons, Lesley Raines and Todd Raines; his grandchildren, Ashley Raines, Tyler Raines, Brooklin Nunley (Andy), Katelin Raines, Blake Arnold, Madison Raines, and Jake Raines; his great grandchildren, Cade Raines, Caroline Raines, Bentley Wiginton, Elee Harville, and Tristan Maharrey; other relatives and many friends. In addition to his parents Roy was preceded in death by his daughter, Allison Raines; and by his sister, Sidney Lassiter. Online condolences may be left at magnoliafuneralhome.net.

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Past Services

Roy L. Raines Jr. Visitation

Wednesday, January 31, 2024

5:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Magnolia Funeral Home - East

2024 Hwy 72 East Annex, Corinth, MS 38834

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Roy L. Raines Jr. Visitation

Thursday, February 1, 2024

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Magnolia Funeral Home - East

2024 Hwy 72 East Annex, Corinth, MS 38834

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Roy L. Raines Jr. Funeral Service

Thursday, February 1, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Magnolia Funeral Home - East

2024 Hwy 72 East Annex, Corinth, MS 38834

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