GARY LEE RAINS
Matthew 22: 37 - 39
Gary L. Rains, 54, of Eldon, Missouri passed from this life into
eternal life of heart failure Friday, September 3, 2021, at his
Gary was born on September 15, 1966, in Tuscumbia, Missouri,
the son of Donald and Betty (Albertson) Rains. His father
preceded him in death.
Gary graduated from Cole R-V High School in 1984 in Eugene,
Missouri. He was very interested in auto body work and attended
Tri-County Technical School to further his education. He was
highly sought to paint automobiles and motorcycles due to his
talent. He was a jack of all trades, there wasn’t anything he
Gary loved to spend time with his family and friends. He also
enjoyed spending time outdoors, especially at the creek. He was
a member of Landmark Church in Jefferson City, Missouri. If
asked Gary would give you the shirt off his back. He helped
anyone who asked and was a very kind person.
He is survived by his daughters, Melanie Rains (fiancé Russell);
April Wilkerson (Brayton), step-son Brandon Faughn; mother
Betty Rains; sisters Debbie Rains-Foote (John); Cathy Hart
(Terry); Donna Helmig (Donald) and brother Douglas Rains (Lisa).
Family, friends and others whose lives Gary touched are invited to
the CELEBRATION OF LIFE gathering to be held at Gary’s
residence, 8 Storage Rd, Eldon, Missouri, on Sunday, September
19, 2021. The gathering will be held 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. to reminisce,
grieve, support each other and, of course, just chat.
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