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“My heart goes out to Michaels whole family, very sorry to hear about his passing. He was a good guy who always seemed to make me laugh and had a...Read More »
1 of 37 | Posted by: Anthony Leao - NY - Friend

“While I only knew Michael from phone conversations, I could tell he was a passionate, caring, individual. My thoughts and prayers go out to you all...Read More »
2 of 37 | Posted by: Brandi Painter - Lexington, KY

“My heart is aching for my family, especially Ragan and her kids. Michael loved his wife and children so much. And my sweet sister and brother in law,...Read More »
3 of 37 | Posted by: Chandra Chappell - Winder, GA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Our prayers and thoughts are with you all. I loved serving in awanas with the Raineys. The boys loved Michael and...Read More »
4 of 37 | Posted by: Tom & Aimee Ballentine - Athens, GA

“Our family is praying for you at this difficult time. ”
5 of 37 | Posted by: Travis and Shawn Gilleland - GA

“We are so sorry for your loss Sandy and I will lift your family up during this very difficult timeIn ChristJohn & Sandy Yelverton ”
6 of 37 | Posted by: John Yelverton - Oakwood - Friend

“We are so sorry to hear about Michael's passing. Sometimes there are no Earthly answers for difficult times like these. Keeping you all in our...Read More »
7 of 37 | Posted by: Kelli Potts - Jefferson, GA

“My heart goes out to the Rainey Family. We are so sorry for your loss of Michael. I pray for your family to have comfort during this difficult time...Read More »
8 of 37 | Posted by: Mike and Tracy Stephens - GA

“When we heard the news that Michael went to sleep in death we couldn't believe it. We were so glad that we took the opportunity to come and visit...Read More »
9 of 37 | Posted by: Stephanie (Rainey) Wall - Midwest, OK

“I USED TO GO UP AND VISIT YOU EVERYOTHER WEEKEND WHEN WE WERE KIDS ALL OF US SWIMMING AND HANGING OUT ON THE FRONT PORCH SWING AND PLAYING ON THE...Read More »
10 of 37 | Posted by: samantha lee rainey - GA

“All the times Larry and I saw Michael out in the front yard helping Madison practice her pitching told me early on that he was a devoted father. At...Read More »
11 of 37 | Posted by: Kate and Larry Coleman - Winder, GA

“Blessed are those who mourn: for they shall be comforted. ~ Matthew 5:4 God is love, so many of us love you all, therefore God is with you as we...Read More »
12 of 37 | Posted by: TIna Maddox - Lawrenceville, GA

“We are so sorry for your loss. at least we got to meet him and his family and yall are so dear to us.We are glad to have known him.6 ”
13 of 37 | Posted by: Jodie Wilson&Crystal Knight & family - GA

“Tho I only met Michael one time, I will miss him. God Bless you all, my heart aches for you and his babies. ”
14 of 37 | Posted by: Sandy Moon - Loganville, GA

“You will be greatly missed Mike. You represented what a friend should always be. See you someday soon. ”
15 of 37 | Posted by: Mike Schoon - Hoschton, GA

“You all are forever in our hearts and prayers. Love you all Eddie and Terry ”
16 of 37 | Posted by: Terry and Eddie Raney - Byron, GA

“Where do I start?? My heart aches for the family that is going through this aweful tradegy. I wish I could take all the pain away and bring this...Read More »
17 of 37 | Posted by: Susan & Jason Cayes - Loganville, GA

“I can remember the day we were invited to Michael's Baptism at Grace, what excitement there was and comfort knowing Michael was starting a new life...Read More »
18 of 37 | Posted by: Robert & Terri Long - GA

“Mike was a dear friend and a good man. I will miss him dearly. My family's and my thoughts and prayers are with you. God Bless you in this time. ...Read More »
19 of 37 | Posted by: CW Kennedy - Orlando, FL - Friend

“So sorry for your loss. We are praying for you and your family in this time. We love you all! ”
20 of 37 | Posted by: Michael & Nikki Koempel - NJ

“James & Tracey & family, our thoughts and prayers are with you as you go thru this dark time. I can't even begin to know how much you are hurting. ...Read More »
21 of 37 | Posted by: Debbie & Rodney Willis - GA

“Words are never adequate in moments like these. We will say though, that our hearts & prayers go out to your family, and we will always remember the...Read More »
22 of 37 | Posted by: Jason & Linette Johnson - Winder, GA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family!! We are so sorry for your loss. ”
23 of 37 | Posted by: Polly and Danny Davis - GA

“Oh God...what do i say. My lover,my friend,my husband,my world. I need your arms to hold me. Your kiss to make things right. Our babies need you......Read More »
24 of 37 | Posted by: ragan..babe - winder - wife

“May treasured memories of laughter and precious moments with Michael gently find there way into the journey of all of your lives. Peace and love to...Read More »
25 of 37 | Posted by: Pam Giese - FL

“You will be missed my friend! 20 plus years of friendship. So many good memories. Cruising around in that old red Beretta back in the day. Concerts...Read More »
26 of 37 | Posted by: Danny Morrill - auburn, GA

“Dear James and Tracy, and all the Family and Ragan, and children, we thank God for his promise that He will never leave us nor forsake us. My prayer...Read More »
27 of 37 | Posted by: Tom and Linda Fleischman - Athens, GA

“Michael will be greatly missed by our family and all who knew him. These past two years I got to know him and his wonderful family ,who have become...Read More »
28 of 37 | Posted by: Jennifer McBride - winder, GA

“We are so sorry for your loss. Please know that we are praying for the family during this difficult time. ”
29 of 37 | Posted by: Chris & Natalie Jenkins - GA

“Words cannot express the sorrow I have for all of my family for this time Michael was a very very good person I only wish we were closer Tracy know...Read More »
30 of 37 | Posted by: Christina Tadeo - Huntsville, AL

“Your entire family is in our prayers. I have no words to help during this time, but just know that we are ALL here to help the family through this....Read More »
31 of 37 | Posted by: Janie & Eric Peace - GA

“James and Tracey, we are so sorry for your loss. We remember meeting Michael at 1 of Danielle's softball games. He seemed like a gentle soul, like...Read More »
32 of 37 | Posted by: Billy and Barbara Johnson - GA

“I'm so sorry for your loss !!! May The Lord watch over you during this grieving time!!! Although we may not understand why God has his reasons!!! May...Read More »
33 of 37 | Posted by: Jessica Nesmith - Dahlonega, GA

“Michael, You will forever be in our hearts. I love you always ”
34 of 37 | Posted by: Linda Thomas - Byron, GA

“My Dearest Brother,Our hearts have been broken, there will forever be a loss in our family. But we are know that you are in the loving arms of Jesus...Read More »
35 of 37 | Posted by: Tammie Smith - Bethlehem, GA

“Wanted to say that this family is so blessed and in the heart and hands of a merciful, loving God. Can;t say we understand clearly this side of...Read More »
36 of 37 | Posted by: Chuck and Toni Anderson - GA

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this difficult time. Please kmow we are here for you. Much love! Mikayla and Cindy Carlyle and family. ”
37 of 37 | Posted by: Cindy Carlyle - Bethlehem, GA


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Mr. Michael Rainey, Jr., age 40, of Winder, Georgia died March 29, 2014. A native of Lawrenceville, Georgia, Mr. Rainey was a Commercial Electrician with Relco Electric Company. He was a member of Grace Baptist Church in Watkinsville.
Surviving are Wife, Ragan Rainey, Children, Trey Rainey, Madison Rainey, Carsyn Rainey and Presley Rainey all of Winder, Parents, James M., Sr., and Tracey Rainey of Hoschton, Sisters, Stephanie (James) Cook of Lawrenceville, Tammie (Greg) Smith of Bethlehem and Danielle (Jonathan) Butler of Oakwood, and a number of Nieces and Nephews.
A Funeral Service will be held at 1:00 P. M., Thursday, April 3, 2014 from the Chapel of Carter Funeral Home with Rev. Ed Strickland officiating. Interment will be in Barrow Memorial Gardens. The Family will receive friends Wednesday from 5-8 P. M. at the funeral home.
The Family has requested that in lieu of flowers, that memorials may be made to James Michael Rainey, Jr., Children's Memorial Fund at any B. B. & T. Bank.