Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

September 17, 2013

David E. "Bubba" Raines

Bluefield Daily Telegraph

LINDSIDE — David E. "Bubba" Raines, 46, of Lindside, WV, passed away Sunday, September 15, 2013 at his residence surrounded by his loving family. Born July 8, 1967 in Pearisburg, VA, he was a son of the late Lacy and Fannie Crawford Raines.

David was a lifetime resident of Lindside. He enjoyed horseback riding with his friends and loved his horse Zorro.

David is survived by his wife Cynthia G. Raines of the home, one daughter Audrea Bowers and husband Scott and their three children Brock, Trent, and Alydia Bowers all of Lindside, WV. two brothers Richard and wife Melissa Raines of Peterstown and Ronald Raines and wife Sandy of Lindside, four sisters Marie Goodwin and husband Bill and Shelby Walker and husband Mike all of Lewisburg, WV, Gladys Whittaker and husband John of Pembroke, VA and Margaret Martin and husband Michael of Christiansburg, VA and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 18, 2013 at 2:00 PM at the Lindside Christian Church with Pastor Tony Reed and Pastor Richard Hodges officiating. Burial will follow at Broyles Cemetery in Lindside with Rinny Cline, Cliff Cole, Gary Amos Jr., Mike "Moose" Moseley, Roy Roberts, Jared Bailey, Jerry King, Jake Laws serving as pallbearers and Charlie Lester and Barry Dixon Jr. as honorary pallbearers.

Family will receive friends from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. at the church on Tuesday, September 17, 2013.

In lieu of flowers, donations to Kanawha Hospice Care at 223 Maplewood Avenue, Lewisburg, WV 24901 or Lindside Christian Church, c/o Pastor Richard Hodges, PO Box 133, Lindside, WV 24951.

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Funeral arrangements by Wickline Funeral Home of Lindside, WV.