Roger Allen Raney

Monday, October 16, 2017
Roger Raney

Roger Allen Raney, 55, of Rector, Ark., passed away October 15, 2017, in Rector.

He was born on September 11, 1962, and was the son of the late John and Mazie Raney.

Roger was a quiet man who loved the outdoors and hunting. He passed doing what he knew best trimming trees.

He was preceded in death by his father, John Raney; infant brother, David Raney; sisters, Kathy Raney and Dorothy Boozer; and a brother, Gaylon Raney.

Survivors include his mother, Mazie Raney of Corning, Ark.; former wife, Judy Raney of Pollard, Ark., and their children, Michael Raney and wife Disnee of Piggott and Julie Raney of Pollard; his girlfriend, Darnell Shipley of Marmaduke, Ark., and their children, Brian and Amber Shipley both of Marmaduke; brothers, Johnny Raney of Rector, Robert Raney and wife Debbie of Marion, Ark. and Max Raney and Judy Hoggard of Piggott; sisters, Janet Murrell and husband Terry of Cardwell, Mo., Lesia Simpson and husband Rick of Rector and Frances Raney of Piggott; his grandchildren, Ivy Rose Raney, Mason Parks-Reagan, Aiden Jay Raney, Evan Kaleb Raney, Madilyn Renee Raney and one soon-to-be grandchild; and a host of nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 18, in the Hoggard and Sons Chapel with Bro. Shelley Elkins officiating. Burial is in Mars Hill Cemetery, located near Crockett, Ark. Pallbearers are Robert Raney, Max Raney, Jonathan Kilbreath, Melvin Shipley, Damien Bank, and Nicholas Mason. Honorary pallbearers are Mike Conner, Eric Reed, Jake Morrison and Gary Ervin.

Hoggard and Sons Funeral Home, of Piggott, is in charge of the arrangements.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to the burial fund.