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Calvin Duane Raney

April 15, 1928 — September 19, 2019

Calvin Duane Raney

Calvin Duane Raney of South Boston, VA passed away September 19, 2019.  He was born in Westboro, MO on April 15, 1928 and was 91 years of age. He was the son of the late Milford Smith Raney and the late Cecil Helen Mather Raney Harshberger. He was married to Delores Gay (Dee) Pierson Raney who survives.


He was a member of First Baptist Church, and past President of Daystrom, member of Rotary Club and an avid golfer.


Calvin Duane Raney is survived by:

His Wife

Delores (Dee) P. Raney of the home

His Children

Darla Raney of Freeport, FL

Steven D. Raney and wife Sara of Chester, VA

Four Grandchildren

Jeffery Farmer, Teresa Farmer Crile, Erin Raney Kurowsky and Jack Raney

Seven Great Grandchildren

His Brother

Jim Harshberger of Branson, MO

One Niece and Five Nephews


***Preceded in death by***

His Daughter

Tammy Sue Raney


Ruby Hernandez


A funeral service will be held Wednesday, September 25, 2019 at 2:00 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dr. Eldridge Cullum and Rev. Garrett Bowman officiating. Burial to follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery.


The family will receive friends Tuesday, September 24, 2019 from 7:00 until 8:30 P.M. at Powell Funeral Home and other times at his home, 2009 Westmoreland St., South Boston, VA.


For memorials please consider First Baptist Church, 815North Main St., South Boston, VA 24592 or Habitat for Humanity


Online condolences may be directed to


Arrangements are by: Powell Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

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Past Services


Tuesday, September 24, 2019

7:00 - 8:30 pm (Eastern time)

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

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