Mr. Thomas J. “Tom” Raynor, age 87, of Newborn formerly of Atlanta passed away June 8, 2012 at his residence. He was born October 26, 1924 in Hillsborough, North Carolina to the late Ed J. and Arlena Scarlett Raynor. Mr. Raynor was a longtime member of First United Methodist Church of Atlanta. He was an insurance agent selling insurance for many years before retiring and starting his own business, Better Bonding Company located in Atlanta. Mr. Raynor served his country during World War II, serving in the United States Navy.
Mr. Raynor is the father of Tom Raynor, Jr., Judy Carson (Herbert Harris Carson), Anne Raynor (Tim Schoenfield) and Terry Raynor (Carrie). He is the grandfather of Jenny Power, Caitlin Raynor, Sarah Raynor, Chris Carson (Susan), Tim Carson (DeLancey) and Angela Donaldson (Mark) and the Great Grandfather of Madison Huska, Samantha Power, Jayden Power, Erin Donaldson and Emma Raynor Carson. He is also survived by a Sister-In-Law and cherished family member Hazel Heffner Raynor of Hillsborough, NC along with numerous Nieces and Nephews.
Funeral services for Mr. Raynor will be held at 2 O’clock Sunday, June 10, 2012 at the Newborn United Methodist Church with Reverend CeCe Nickolich officiating. The family will receive friends at the church from 1pm until 2pm on Sunday prior to the service. In lieu of flowers those desiring may make contributions to the Newborn United Methodist Church, 118 Church Street, P.O. Box 53, Newborn, GA 30056 or to the charity of our choice. J.C. Harwell & Son Funeral Home and Cremation Chapel, 2157 East Street SE, Covington, GA 30014 is in charge of arrangements. www.harwellfuneralhome.com