Christopher E. Raines, age 23, of Elida, died at 2:48 a.m., Thursday, July 23, 2009 in Lima. He was born January 17, 1986 in Lima, Ohio. He is the son of Ralph Raines who survives in Van Wert and Kelli Ann Mowery Raines who Survives in Elida.
Other survivors include a sister Courtney A. Raines of Elida; maternal Grandparents Ned and Jeanne Mowery of Lima; and an uncle Thomas Mowery of Lima.
Chris worked at TV 44 in productions and had been there since he was about 16. He enjoyed sports and working with the production programs fro basketball and took pleasure in watching all sports. He was a 2005 graduate of Elida High School.
The family will receive friends from 4:00 – 8:00 p.m., Monday, July 27, 2009 in Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.
Funeral services will begin 10:00 a.m., Tuesday. The Rev. Joe Wassink will officiate. Burial will follow in St. Matthew Cemetery, North of Cridersville.
Memorial contributions may be made to TV 44.
Date: Monday, July 27, 2009
Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm