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Charles Rainey

January 10, 1929 ~ July 6, 2017 (age 88)
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Lt. Col. Charles N. Rainey, USA, Retired, 88, of Amarillo, died Thursday, July 6, 2017.


Private Memorial Services will be held at a later date.  Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia.


Charles was born January 10, 1929 in Guymon, OK to Clifford and Lottie Rainey.  He married Cleo Blythe on June 4, 1952 at West Point.  She preceded him in death on June 14, 2004.  He was a member to the graduating class of 1952 from the United States Army Military Academy, known as West Point. While serving for twenty years in the military, he served tours of duty in Vietnam and Korea.  Charles married San Rhodes on October 17, 2006. 


He is survived by his wife San; two sons, Bruce Rainey and wife, Robin and Rob Rainey and wife, Kris; one daughter, Mary Whitehouse and husband, Dannie; step-son, Brent Talley; and seven grandchildren.


Memorial donations may be made to BSA Hospice of the SW, 5211 SW 9th Ave, Ste 100, Amarillo, Texas, 79106.


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