September 10, 1942 - May 12, 2018
David F. Raney Sept. 10, 1942 – May 12, 2018 David F. Raney, 75, of Oak Grove, has made his heavenly flight to his eternal home. (2nd Timothy 4:7) “I have finished my course, I have fought a good fight, I have kept the faith.” David was born September 10, 1942 in Talladega, AL. At the age of three, he and his mother moved to Oak Grove when his father returned from World War II. He attended Oak Grove School from the first thru the twelfth grades, graduating in 1960. He always loved the outdoors and belonged to the Boy Scouts. After graduation he joined the US Navy for 4 years. He became a mailman with the U.S. Postal Service for 37 years. Everyone on his route loved and respected him. He loved hunting, fishing and traveling the 48 states and Canada by car with his beloved wife Tommie R. Raney who survives him. They were married for 52 ½ wonderful years. He is also survived by his sister, Susie Raney; his brother, James (Kendrah) Raney; 3 aunts, 1 uncle, 2 brothers-in-law, 3 sisters-in-law and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews. David was preceded in death by his parents, Denton F. Raney and Mary Rogers Raney and his brother, Joe Raney. David’s biggest passion was his relationship with his Lord Jesus Christ. Studying his Bible, Praying, Singing and Praising God. He attended Unity Baptist Church where he taught Sunday School, was a devoted Deacon and was a friend to all his Church’s members. He especially loved his Pastor, Bro. Brian Smith. He lived his life a true Christian. Without a doubt, he is in Heaven. His wish would be that each of us that are left behind, would give our hearts and lives to Jesus and know the joy that he felt in knowing that he would one day be where he is now: in the presence of God. Funeral service will be at Bessemer Brown Service Funeral Home Wednesday, May 16, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. with burial following at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery, Adger, AL 1161 Camp Olive Road. Visitation will be Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home.
David F. Raney Sept. 10, 1942 – May 12, 2018 David F. Raney, 75, of Oak Grove, has made his heavenly flight to his eternal home. (2nd Timothy 4:7) “I have finished my course, I have fought a good fight, I have kept the faith.” David... View Obituary & Service Information
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David F. Raney
Sept. 10, 1942 – May 12, 2018
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