Howard Lee Rainwater

March 26, 1959February 21, 2018

Howard Lee Rainwater, 58 of Granite Falls passed away on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at his residence, while surrounded by his loving family.

Howard was born in Kanawha County, WV to the late John Rainwater and Gevena McClure Rainwater on March 26, 1959. He was a member of Hickory First Church of Christ and worked in the furniture industry. He was a loving son, brother and husband.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a brother, Chester Rainwater.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Tammy Rainwater, of the home, brothers, Claude Rainwater and wife Kay of Logan, WV, Scott Rainwater and wife Christine of Lenoir, Timmy Rainwater of the home, sisters, Rosemary Williams and husband Jim of Lenoir and Sally Cannon of the home.

A memorial service to honor Mr. Rainwater will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Hickory Church of Christ at 3:00 pm with Minister Kevin Bibee officiating.

The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, memorials be made to assist the family with funeral expenses.

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Pendry’s Lenoir Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Howard Lee Rainwater.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, March 10, 2018

Howard Lee Rainwater

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