AMerican Veteran 11

Eddie "Spud" O Raines

June 20, 1948 ~ April 15, 2022 (age 73)


Mr. Eddie O.  "Spud" Raines, Jr. of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee, passed away April 15, 2022, at the age of 73 years.  Mr. Raines was a Nashville native and proudly served this country as a Marine in the U.S. Military, spending 2 years of his service time in Viet Nam.  He was an incredibly intelligent man, quiet in nature, one of few words but with a big heart.  At the age of 16, Spud began his career working with United Record Pressing and remained with the company until just a short time ago.  He  spend a great portion of his free time, just tinkering.

Mr. Raines is preceded in death by his parents, Eddie Raines, Sr., and Margaret D. Raines.  He is survived by his loving wife, Deborra Raines; son, Todd Raines; siblings, Judy Bennett, Barbara Parker, and Kathy (Bill) Thompson; grandchildren, Abby Todd, and Anna Kate; stepchildren, Iva Meyers, Jimmy Howard, Barb Sanders, Joseph C. Holmes, Joshua Holmes, and Joseph A. Holmes.  The family would also like to recognize special friends, Danny Canfield and Lonnie White.

Friends will be received by the Raines Family on Thursday, April 21, 2022, between the hours of 5:00 PM and 8:00 PM.  Services will be on Friday, April 22, 2022, 1:00 PM at West Harpeth Funeral Home, 6962 Charlotte Pike, Nashville, TN with interment to follow at Harpeth Hills Memory Gardens with military honors.

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April 21, 2022

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
West Harpeth Funeral Home and Crematory
6962 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN 37209

Funeral Service
April 22, 2022

1:00 PM
West Harpeth Funeral Home and Crematory
6962 Charlotte Pike
Nashville, TN 37209

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