MARTINEZ, Ga. - Mr. David Lynwood Rainwater, 58, husband of Darlene Clark Rainwater, entered into rest Monday, January 8, 2007 at Doctors Hospital.
Mr. Rainwater was a native and lifelong resident of the Augusta area. He was a retired switchman/ brakeman with Norfolk Southern and a member of Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church. Family members in addition to his wife, include his daughters and son-in-law: Nicole and Chris Johnson of Appling, Rachael Smithwick of Evans; sons and daughters-in-law: David L. Rainwater, Jr. and Angie of North Augusta, Craig A. Rainwater and Lori of Thomson, Kyle Smithwick of Martinez; seven grandchildren; and sister and brother-in-law: Judith and Ben Crickenberger of Augusta.
Mr. Rainwater was preceded in death by his parents: Andrew Jackson Rainwater and Vivian Erline Palmer Rainwater.
Funeral services were held Thursday, January 11, 2007 at 2 p.m. at Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, with Rev. Chip Wilson officiating.
Pallbearers were Tim Clark, Ben Crickenberger, Don Reed, Allen Gay, Kipp Stroud and Lon Purvis. Interment followed in Westover Memorial Park.
Memorials may be made to Lewis Memorial United Methodist Church, 5555 Hereford Farm Rd., Evans, GA 30809.