Cecil Lamar Raborn

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Cecil Lamar Raborn
BEECH ISLAND, SC - Mr. Cecil Lamar Raborn, 94, beloved husband of sixty-nine years to Mrs. Katie Ruth Moon Raborn, entered into rest on Thursday, July 16, 2015.
Born in Greenwood County, SC and a resident of Aiken County, SC, since 1960, he was a son of the late Ernest L. and Milbra Ouzts Raborn. A World War II Veteran, he proudly served county in the United States Navy, earning the American Area Camp Medal, European-African-Mid East Area Camp Medal and the World War II Victory Medal. He retired from the Augusta Chronicle in 1987 after twenty-eight years of service where he was a Press Operator. Mr. Raborn had been a member of Langley Pentecostal Holiness Church since 1961. He was a "workaholic" and enjoyed going to senior citizens gatherings and playing bingo. When asked how they stayed married for sixty-nine years, Mrs. Raborn replied, "We had a good marriage. God was put first."
In addition to his wife, family members include a son, Steve Raborn and his wife, the late Sandra, Gloverville, SC; daughters, Drenda Butler and her husband, Ronnie, Greenwood, SC and Judy Worrell and her husband, George, Sevierville, TN; grandchildren, Renee Holladay and her husband, Ray, Kathy Butler, Steven Paul Worrell and his wife Carrie, Tommy Worrell and Chris Smith, great-grandchildren, Hope Hanna, Lindsey Farver, Josh Worrell and Zach Worrell and a great-great-granddaughter, Carolina Grace Hanna.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 2 o'clock at Langley Pentecostal Holiness Church, Langley, SC, with Pastors Gene Brown and Roland Smith officiating. Interment with Veterans Honors accorded by a United States Navy Honor Guard, will follow in Langley Cemetery, Langley, SC. Pallbearers will be Clemson Ennis, Alvin Padgett, Jack Williams, John Hensler,
Brandon Farver, Gene Garland, Danny Miller and Ray Williamson. Serving as honorary pallbearers will be Ray Holladay, Zach, Josh, Tommy and Steven Paul Worrell.
If so desired memorials may be made to the Missions Fund at Langley Pentecostal Holiness Church.
The family will greet friends on Saturday, July 18, 2015 from noon until 2 o'clock at LANGLEY PENTECOSTAL HOLINESS CHURCH
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Published in The Aiken Standard and North Augusta Star on July 17, 2015
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