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Jimmy Rogers Raines

January 26, 1970 ~ September 27, 2020 (age 50)

Obituary

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Brother Jimmy Rogers Raines, II, was born to the late Deacon Rogers Raines Senior and Deaconess  Joy McCoo Raines.

Jimmy attended several schools in the Austin area, including Trinity Lutheran, Redeemer Lutheran, Lamar Junior  High , and  McCallum High School. While at  McCallum, he was involved in many activities.  He was the first African American to be  Drum Major at  High School. He was a member of the Drama Club, where he was the lead in several plays. His favorite was Fiddler on the Roof, where he played the part of Tevye. 

After High School graduation, he was accepted at Yale University  in New Haven, Connecticut. He graduated from Yale  in 1992. He worked several jobs, but his last job was President of Compliance at Wells Fargo Bank in San Antonio, Texas , After six years of working there he was diagnosed with MS, and had to retire.

Jimmy accepted Christ at a very young age and was baptized at Zion Hill Missionary Baptist Church where he was involved in many youth activities. 

He is survived by his loving mother, Joy, several aunts and uncles, many cousins and a host of great friends.

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 Service Program


Services

Visitation
Friday
October 2, 2020

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
King-Tears Mortuary, Inc.
1300 E 12th St
Austin, TX 78702

Graveside Service
Sunday
October 4, 2020

11:00 AM
Walnut Grove Cemetery
Panola County
Carthage, TX 15633

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