Obituary for Robert Lee Raney of Pinehurst

Robert Lee Raney (Bob) of Pinehurst passed away at his home on Thursday, December 2, 2021, at the age of 90.

Bob was born on December 13, 1930, to the late Oscar and Selma Bassham Raney. He was a loving father and grandfather, and always prioritized spending time and helping out with his son, daughter-in-law, and grandchildren. As an individual, he was generous and selfless. While his own needs were few, he was always willing to commit his time and energy to others. Bob was an energetic supporter of local non-profits, including Habitat for Humanity, The Habitat Restore, Family Promise, Prancing Horse, and the Moore County Food Bank. Prior to his retirement in 1985, Bob had a successful career in textiles where he was a Finance Group Controller for Monsanto. His career took him across the United States and Europe. Bob was faithful in staying active. He enjoyed playing tennis and golf and would visit the Pinehurst Resort Fitness Center daily even into his 90th year. Bob was a member of Pinehurst United Methodist Church. Along with his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his sister, Pansy Holt.

Bob leaves behind his wife of 57 years, Peggy Raney of Pinehurst; his son, Robert “Bob” Raney, Jr. and his wife, Stacy of West Hartford, CT, his grandchildren, Kyle Raney of Nashville, TN and Hope Raney of Brooklyn, NY.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Thursday, December 9th at Pinehurst United Methodist Church.

Memorials may be made to FirstHealth Hospice & Palliative Care, 150 Applecross Rd, Pinehurst, NC 28374, or Habitat for Humanity of the NC Sandhills, 2268 NC Highway 5, Aberdeen, NC 28315

Care of the family is entrusted to Crumpler Funeral Home.

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