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Don Rake

July 16, 1934 June 24, 2019
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Don Rake, 84, of Hattiesburg passed away on June 24, 2019 at Forrest General Hospital. Services will be held Friday, June 28, 2019 at 11:30 A.M. at Kensington Woods Church of Christ followed by burial in Cherished Acres Cemetery.
Mr. Rake was an elder of Kensington Woods Church of Christ. He served in the United States Army Reserve for 8 years where he obtained the rank of Captain. He was an avid golfer and loved to travel with his wife. He was known by his grandchildren as Papa. Mr. Don served others unselfishly. He was always willing to give help and hand up wherever he saw a need and a struggling soul.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Ralph and Opal Rake, and a granddaughter, Alyson Rachel Rake.
He is survived by his loving wife, Jonell Rake of Hattiesburg; his five children, Phil (Stephanie Stafford) Rake of Hattiesburg, Gary (Catherine) Rake of Brookhaven, Nancy (Dan) Duda of Hattiesburg, Jeff (Shirley) Rake of Zachary, LA, and Liz (George) Roth of Petal; eleven grandchildren; six great grandchildren; three sisters, Leota Wroten, Linda Burns, and Judy Allwood; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be Thursday, June 27, 2019 from 5 P.M. until 7 P.M. at Moore Funeral Home in Hattiesburg.


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Visitation

Thursday

27

Jun

5:00 PM 6/27/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/27/2019 7:00:00 PM
Moore Funeral Service - Hattiesburg

805 Hardy Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39401

Moore Funeral Service - Hattiesburg
805 Hardy Street Hattiesburg 39401 MS
United States

Service

Friday

28

Jun

11:30 AM 6/28/2019 11:30:00 AM
Kensington Woods Church of Christ

415 S 40th Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39402

Kensington Woods Church of Christ
415 S 40th Ave Hattiesburg 39402 MS
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Cherished Acres Cemetery Final Resting Place

Purvis Oloh Rd.
Purvis, MS 39475

Purvis Oloh Rd. Purvis 39475 MS
United States
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