Ronnie Rainwater of Campbellsville, son of the late Walter Rainwater and Hattie Harrison Rainwater, was born September 4, 1950, in Campbellsville, Kentucky. He died at 10:00 P.M., Sunday, April 21, 2019 in Campbellsville, Kentucky at the age of 68.
He professed faith in Jesus Christ and was a member of Elk Horn Baptist Church and had previously proudly served in the children’s church ministry, as an usher, parking visitors cars, whatever necessary to support the mission of Christ’s Church.
Ronnie was a dedicated employee of Wholesale Hardwood Interiors for over 30 years. He loved working and considered many people there part of his extended family.
He was united in marriage and survived by his beloved wife Helen Ann Wood August 12, 1972. She was his soulmate, best friend, and his world.
He is survived by one son: Jason Keith Rainwater and wife, Victoria; two grandchildren: Alexander and Zachary, all of Lexington, Kentucky. Ronnie loved spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren and being involved in their lives.
He is also survived by five sisters: Martha Corbin, Carolyn Bright, Arlene Herron, Edith Humphress and husband, Billy of Campbellsville and Joanna Gilbert and husband, Bill of Acworth, Georgia. He was preceded in death by one brother and one sister: Douglas Rainwater and Marilyn Poff.
He was also surrounded by many wonderful extended family members from his wife’s family in addition to his sibling’s families. That extended family were also the best of friends. They spent weekends, holidays, and took many cherished vacations with one another.
Ronnie never met a stranger, nor made an enemy. He appreciated the time spent with each person he was blessed to meet. All of Ronnie’s family and friends loved him for his integrity and tremendous faith in Jesus Christ, his example as a father, as a husband, his work ethic, and his generous spirit toward others. He will be greatly missed, until which time we are reunited with our Brother in Heaven.
VISITATION: 5:00 - 8:00 P.M., Tuesday, April 23, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home
FUNERAL SERVICE: 11:00 A.M., Wednesday, April 24, 2019 at Parrott & Ramsey in Campbellsville by Dr. Brian Rafferty & Bro. Eddie Finn
BURIAL: Campbellsville Memorial Gardens
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