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Paul R. Raines, Sr.

September 21, 1928 — March 23, 2022

Paul R. Raines, Sr., 93, of Alexander, passed away on March 23, 2022.

Paul was born September 21, 1928 in Darien, the son of the late Harry and Kathryn (Klossner) Raines.

Paul was the founder of P & D Equipment, Sales and Service in Alexander, which he operated with his seven children. Prior to P & D Equipment, Sales and Service, he worked at Buckenmeyer Brothers Dairy Farm and sold real estate for United Farm Agency. Paul was a member of West Bethany Baptist Church and a lifetime member of the Alexander Fire Department. He was an avid hunter, who loved entertaining and will be remembered for his dancing, singing and sense of humor. Paul graduated from Alexander Central School in 1946.

Surviving are his children, Dennis G. (Barb Phillips) Raines of Batavia, Renee M. (Robert) Smith of Batavia, Kevin M. (Darlene) Raines of Alexander, Eric C. Raines, Sr. of Alexander and Brian J. (Michelle) Raines of Bethany; daughter-in-law, Michele Raines of Lyndonville, 23 grandchildren, 30 great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Paul is the husband of the late Catherine Raines, who passed away on January 1, 2016. Also preceded in death by his sons, Paul R. Raines, Jr. and Mark W. Raines and his sister, Irene Sundberg.

Family and friends are invited to call on Thursday from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm at the H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home, 403 East Main Street in Batavia. Funeral services will be Friday at 11:00 a.m. at the West Bethany Baptist Church, 10333 West Bethany Road, East Bethany. Paul will be laid to rest in West Bethany Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to West Bethany Baptist Church, 10333 West Bethany Road, East Bethany, NY 14054 or Alexander Fire Department, P.O. Box 336 Alexander, NY 14005.
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Thursday, March 31, 2022

4:00 - 7:00 pm (Eastern time)

H.E. Turner & Co. Funeral Home

10333 W Bethany Rd, East Bethany, NY 14054

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