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James Rainey

James Rainey, 78, of Pikeville, died Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

He was preceded in death by a son, James Ricky Rainey; his parents, Cleveland and Ada Rainey; and a brother, Chester Rainey.

Surviving him are his loving wife of 52 years, Josie Rainey; daughter, Elaine (Wayne) Underwood of Pikeville; son, Harold Rainey of Pikeville; step-children, Calvin (Karen) Hankins of Spencer, Johnny Ray Hankins of Pikeville, Evalene Summers of Dunlap, Cathy (Daryl) Moffett of Spencer, Annette (Terry) Johnson of Pikeville; five grandchildren, Leah (Spencer) Johnson, Kadie (Brent) Buck, Lauren (Payton) Miller, Zachary (Haley) Underwood, Ethan Underwood; five great-grandchildren; sister, Pamela Russell of Pikeville; brother, Jackie Rainey of Pikeville; and several nieces and nephews.

Services were held Saturday, July 16, at 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Burial was in Rainey-Dill Cemetery. 

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Arrangements by Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.

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