Huston E. Raynor, 91 of Fayetteville, passed away on Saturday, July 8th, 2017.
Huston was a pastor (Doctor of Bible Philosophy) in his early years often substituting at the Good Shepherd Baptist Church in Columbia, SC and pastored the Church of God in Kings Mountain, NC. He worked as a life insurance salesman at Western Southern for Twenty Five Years.
He was preceded in death by his parents James (Archie) Raynor & Martha Ann (Edwards) Raynor, five siblings, Hubert Coty Raynor, Harvey Edward Raynor, James Archie Raynor, Jr, Albert Franklin Raynor and William Leslie Raynor and his wife Mae Ellen (Johnson) Raynor on June 3, 2004.
Huston had a love of music and enjoyed playing his guitar. He had a love of people. He greeted every one he met with a big smile. His love for the Lord was his greatest treasure. He witnessed to everyone he met . He spent 30 years teaching adult men's Sunday school at Lebanon Baptist church. During this time of great pain, our hearts are comforted by a lifetime of precious memories and an assurance that we will meet again one day as the Lord calls us home!
The family will receive friends on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 6pm to 8pm at Jernigan-Warren Funeral Home, the funeral service will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 11am in Lebanon Baptist Church, burial will follow in the church cemetery.
Huston is survived by a son Rickey C. Raynor and wife Ginger of Fayetteville, NC a granddaughter: Natalie (Raynor) Tew and husband Daniel of Fayetteville, NC, great-granddaughter: Makayla Tew, a son DeWayne E. Raynor and wife Lorinda of Fayetteville, NC, granddaughter: Bridget Raynor of Garland, NC, great-grandaughter: Chole Elizabeth Hensley, great-grandson Houston Nathaniel Rose, grandson: Brandon Campbell of Fayetteville, NC , a son, Franklin K. Raynor and wife Lisa of Summerville, SC, grandaughter: Amanda Faith Barrett of Elizabeth City, NC a, granddaughter: Heather Ellen Raynor-Stiles, great-grandson: Allen Walter Lowman, a daughter, Cynthia E. (Raynor) Steininger and husband Robert of Eastover, NC, granddaughter: Morgan Ellen Steininger, great-grandson: Ian Michael Hardin, granddaughter: Kirsten Elizabeth Steininger, grandson: Robert Huston Steininger, and grandson: Timothy David Steininger, and five siblings, Luby Allen Raynor of Columbia, SC, Doris Ellen (Raynor) Altman of Dunn, NC, John Harold (Jay Bird) Raynor and wife Frances of Meadow, NC, Joseph (JB) Britton Raynor and wife Mary of Fayetteville, NC and Larry Raynor and wife Edna of Dunn, NC
Memorials may be made to Lebanon Baptist Church.
Jernigan Warren Funeral Home
Friday July 14th, 2017
6:00pm - 8:00pm
545 Ramsey Street
Fayetteville, NC 28301
Lebanon Baptist Church
Saturday July 15th, 2017
11:00am - 11:30am
3329 Beard Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28312
Lebanon Baptist Church Cemetery
Saturday July 15th, 2017
11:30am - 12:15pm
3329 Beard Rd.
Fayetteville, NC 28312
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My deep condolences go to the Raynor family on the loss of your precious loved one. Losing a loved one is never easy. The emotional pain & emptiness is so real. But, I would like to share what helped us when our daughter fell asleep in death and recently my beloved husband of 50 years.
It was indeed the gift that the Most High God gave to each & everyone of us. And that is His written Word the Bible. In it contains many many words of comfort. I would like to share what has and is helping me.
Please, notice God's son Jesus comforting view of death. At John 11:11-14 it brings out that Jesus viewed death as one sleeping. And not that one is here or there. I wondered will I see my loved ones again? And from the Scriptures the answer is "yes." Please, notice these few Scriptures: Isaiah 33:24(No more sickness) Revelation 21:4(No more pain, sorrow or death) John 5:28, 29(the Resurrection hope). And, it says where at Psalm 37:11 & Psalm 37:29 brings out how long that will last. As you ponder over these few Scriptures may it bring you some comfort knowing the Most High God will fulfill His promises(Psalm 83:18 & Titus 1:2).
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Submitted by Sissy Dixon on Aug 1 2017 08:05:54 AM
Gladys (Lucy) Bell lit a candle for Huston Egbert Raynor
Gladys (Lucy) Bell lit a candle on Jul 15 2017 09:06:55 PM
I am sorry that we were unable to go to the services in honor of Uncle Houston 's wonderful life here on this earth. I know that he is now in a better place. I prày for peace and understanding that only comes from God. Love you Uncle Houston and family. As you know, we have been at the hospital with a new baby born today. Continued prayers.
Submitted by Barbara Ashworth on Jul 14 2017 11:33:36 PM
DeWayne and Lorinda, just learned of Mr. Raynor's passing. Our prayers are for you all during this time. May God who is the Giver of all life, comfort and give you the Peace that only comes from HIM. Our prayers will continue in the days to come, may GOD Bless you all! We love you!
Submitted by Connie Johnson on Jul 14 2017 10:04:01 PM
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May you rest in the arms of the Angels,my precious friend,until we meet again.
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Sending our prayers to the entire Raynor family during this time. Your dad was a good man that always had a smile on his face. He never met a stranger and always projected the love he felt for his family. He will be missed.
Kenny, Cindy, Morgan, Savannah, Logan and Addison Britt
Submitted by Kenny Britt on Jul 12 2017 08:41:50 PM
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