Robert Eugene Raney, 89, of Decaturville, passed away Wednesday, Oct, 7 at Henderson County Community Hospital.
Robert was a graduate of UT Martin with a BS in Education. He had worked for the Decatur County Board of Education as a teacher and coach and retired as transportation and attendance supervisor. He was a member of Concord United Methodist Church and was a US Air Force veteran serving in the Korean War.
Robert is survived by his wife, Geraldine Milam Raney, of Decaturville; two daughters, Rita Alloway, of Cincinnati, OH and Beth (Keith) Kirby, of Collierville, Tenn.; and two sisters, Anna Belle Stuart, of Martin, Tenn. and Mildred (Bobby) Hill, of Decaturville.
He is also survived by three grandchildren, Justin Alloway, of Cincinnati, OH and Cole and Clark Kirby, of Collierville, Tenn.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Max Ray Raney and Okla Maness; a sister, Nona Spence; and his parents, Allie O. and Effie Jane Raney.
His funeral service will be held at Decaturville First United Methodist Church in Decaturville at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 with Dr. Joseph Fisher officiating. Burial will follow at Concord Cemetery.
Visitation will be Saturday from 4 - 7 p.m. at Reed's Chapel - Decaturville and Sunday from 1 p.m. until service at Decaturville First United Methodist Church.
In lieu of flowers, donations are requested to Concord Cemetery Fund.
Face masks are required for visitation and funeral attendance. The family request no food be brought to visitation.