Mr. Oliver Allen Raby, age 76, passed away Wednesday, August 15, 2012 at the Lynchburg Nursing Center. A native of Moore County, he was a son of the late Willis Shoftner Raby and Lorina Allen Raby. He was retired from Tyson Foods in Shelbyville.
The family will receive friends from 4 till 8 P.M. Thursday, August 16 at Lynchburg Funeral Home. Services for Mr. Raby will be held at 11 A.M. Friday, August 17 at Lynchburg Funeral Home Chapel with Gracie Hunt officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Herman Cemetery.
Survivors are daughters: Susan (John) Thomas of Lynchburg and Anna (Mary) Raby of Shelbyville. Sons: Frankie (Michelle) of Shelbyville, Dewayne (Toni) Raby of Unionville and Jimmy (Elaine) Raby of Shelbyville. Eleven grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren. Brothers: Alden Raby and Felton Raby both of Lynchburg. Sisters: Bonita Rogers of Lynchburg and Deloris Smith of Shelbyville; and several nieces and nephews. Mr. Raby was preceded in death by his brother, A.J. Raby and sister, Mary Burton.
LYNCHBURG FUNERAL HOME in charge of arrangements.