Roy G. Raney, 75, Jasper

Roy G. Raney, 75, of Jasper, died Tuesday, August 2. He was born September 22, 1946, to Henry L. and Edith I. (Harris) Raney. He married Ethel M. Haycox July 1, 1967. She died August 30, 2016.

Roy was a lifelong factory worker and retired from North American Saws. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Alfordsville Fire Department, was chief there for several years, and served on the firefighter board. He loved exercising, dancing, music, visiting the VUJC arts campus, spending time with his family and grandsons, and visiting with his friends at “the Station.”

He is survived by one son, Jeff Raney and wife Elizabeth, Alfordsville; and two grandsons, Nicholas and Zachary Raney.

In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by one sister, Linda Schaeffer, and one brother, Gary Raney.

Friends may call from 4-7 p.m. Monday at the Becher-Kluesner North Chapel in Jasper. Memorial contributions can be made to a favorite charity. Online condolences can be shared at

Funeral services at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home followed by burial in Portersville Cemetery. Pastor Alfred Helms will officiate.

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