Vail Daily obituary: John Rainey, 1941-2015 |

Vail Daily obituary: John Rainey, 1941-2015

John Stringer Rainey, 73, of Camden, South Carolina, died Saturday.

A memorial service will be held Tuesday at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia, South Carolina, at 4 p.m. The Rev. James Barnhill will officiate and he will be assisted by the Very Rev. Timothy Jones and Rev. Canon Charles Davis Jr. followed by a reception in Satterlee Hall.

The family requests that flowers be omitted. Memorials may be sent to Grace Episcopal Church Memorial Fund, 1315 Lyttleton St., Camden, SC 29020; Trinity Foundation, Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 1100 Sumter St., Columbia, SC 29201; Brookgreen Gardens, P.O. Box 3368, Pawleys Island, SC 29585; War Dog Memorial, 1320 Main St., Suite 800, Columbia, SC 29202; Palmetto Conservation Foundation, 722 King St., Columbia, SC 29205; and SC ETV Endowment, 401 E. Kennedy St., Suite B-1, Spartanburg, SC 29302.

John Stringer Rainey was born in Anderson, South Carolina, on Oct. 9, 1941, the son of the late John Faulkner Rainey, M.D., and Caroline (Callie) Stringer Rainey. He is survived by his wife, Anne Edens Rainey, of the home; daughter Catherine de Veaux Rainey, of London; son John Stringer Rainey Jr. (Deborah), of Concord, Massachusetts; sisters Nancy Rainey Crowley, of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and Mary Rainey Belser (Clinch), of Columbia, South Carolina; and brother Robert McElwee Rainey (Lou), of Anderson, South Carolina.

Kornegay Funeral Home, Camden Chapel, is in charge of the arrangements.

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