William “Conley” Raines, 93, of Riverton passed away peacefully April 7, 2023, at the Pendleton Manor in Franklin.
Born on July 5, 1929, in Riverton, he was the son of the late Robert M. and Edna (Simmons) Raines.
A native of Riverton, Mr. Raines graduated from Circleville High School in 1947. After serving in the U.S. Army, he attended school in Chicago, Illinois, where he received his license as an electrician. He retired in 1994 and remained a member of the IBEW, Local #26 for nearly 70 years.
He attended Riverton United Methodist Church.
Left behind to cherish his memory are a daughter, Delilah Koehler of Green Bay, Wisconsin; two grandsons, Andrew and Matthew Koehler; a sister, Norma Jean Teter; three nephews, Terry Raines, Johnny Raines and Michael Judy; seven nieces, Linda, Brenda, Angie, Michelle, LaDonna, Cathy and Carolyn; and a very special friend and companion, Dorothy Nelson of Riverton.
He was also preceded in death by four brothers, Theodore “Teddy”, Johnny, Richard, and Dwight Judy; and a sister, Agnes (Raines) Nelson.
The family will receive friends from 10 – 11 a.m. April 22 at the Basagic Funeral Home in Franklin. A celebration of life will follow in the funeral home chapel with Pastor Cindy Skinner officiating. Inurnment will be in North Fork Memorial Cemetery in Riverton.
Memorials may be made to North Fork Fire Company or North Fork Rescue Squad.
Memories and words of comfort may be left at www.basagic.com or on Facebook at Basagic Funeral Home.
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