Luther Wallace Rains, 74, of Dale, passed away Dec. 5, 2011. He was born July 30, 1938, in Houston, Texas.
Luther is survived by his wife of 54 years, La Verne Rains; son, Clayton Rains; daughter, Karen Holliday; grandson Jason Holliday and wife, Rhiannon; two granddaughters, Kristen Holliday and April Rains Carpenter; one great-grandson, Hayden Michael Carpenter; two brothers, Clifford Rains and wife, Barbara, and Bill Rains and wife, Brenda. He was preceded in death by his parents William and Ruth Butler Rains.
He served in the United States Air Force as medic during the Cold War. He was looked up to and admired for his mechanical abilities. He held various mechanical positions from fleet maintenance foreman to aircraft mechanics.
Guests were cordially invited to a visitation with the family on Tuesday, Dec. 6, at McCurdy Funeral Home in Lockhart, Texas.
Funeral services were held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011, at the First United Methodist Church Luling, Texas.
Arrangements under the care and guidance of McCurdy Funeral Home, 105 E. Pecan St., Lockhart, Texas 78644. (512) 398-4791.