H. Keith Raines, Jr.
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JOHNSTOWN: A funeral service for H. Keith Raines, Jr., 62 of Johnstown, will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, December 12, 2013 at Law-Baker Funeral Home, 34 N. Main St., Utica with Pastor Walter Bruah officiating. Burial will follow at the Raines Family Farm. Friends may call 2:00-4:00 and 6:00-8:00 p.m., Wednesday, December 11 at the funeral home with a Masonic Service at 5:30 p.m.
Keith died December 8, 2013 at his residence. He was born December 17, 1950, in Mount Vernon to the late H. Keith and Florence A. (McMurtry) Raines, Sr.
Keith was a 1969 graduate of Northridge High School. He attended The Ohio State University-Newark. Keith retired from Ohio Department of Transportation District 5. He was a member of Fredonia Baptist Church, a member of Licking Lodge 291 where he was a past Master and he was very involved in the Licking County 4-H program.
He is survived by his children, Jeff (Stephanie) Dick of Homer, Kevin (Dawn) Dick of Alexandria, Kim (Anthony) Morrison of Chesterfield, VA, Daniel Raines of Mount Vernon; his brother Wayne (Debbie) Raines of Johnstown, Bill (Connie) McMurtry; sisters, Ginny (Jim) Conrad of Newark, Susie (John) Endicott of Johnstown, Debi (Lloyd) Bryant of Mount Vernon; nieces, Melanie (Chris) Roberts, Stacy (Mark) Appleton, Jennifer Harter, nephew, Jonathon Endicott, grandchildren, great-grandchildren and several great-nephews, great-niece, aunts and uncles; and former wife, Melissa Raines of Mount Vernon.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his niece, Amanda (Raines) Kinser.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation be made to Licking County 4-H Foundation, 771 E. Main St., Suite 103, Newrk, OH 43055.
Visit www.law-bakerfuneralhome.com to extend condolences to the family.
Law-Baker Funeral Home
34 N. Main St. Utica, OH 43080
Published in the Advocate on Dec. 10, 2013