4/4/15 —– William Edward Raline Jr.

William Edward Raline Jr., passed this life on Sunday, March 22nd, 2015 in McMinnville, Tennessee at the age of 72.

Mr. Raline was born in Pittsfield, Massachusetts to the late William E. and Helen Hall Raline Sr.

Mr. Raline served his country in the United States Army and went on to become a photographer with Bill Raline Photography. He was a Jehovas Witness and also worked for the Tullahoma Housing Authority.

In addition to his parents, Mr. Raline is preceded in death by two sons, James Aaron Raline and John Allen Raline.

He is survived by one son, William E. Raline III of Decherd; three daughters, Tammie Sue Raline of Tullahoma, Rebecca Ann Plattenburg and her husband Nick of Estill Springs, and Joy Pursell and her husband James of Crossville, Alabama; two sisters, Elizabeth Raline of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and Patricia Hoctor of Mahomet, Illinois; and six grandchildren, Cory, Spencer, Abigail, Mikayla, Guiliana, and Jesse.

Visitation for Mr. Raline will be held on Saturday, April 4th, 2015 from 11:00 am-1:00 pm with the funeral service to immediately follow at 1:00 pm in the Kilgore Funeral Home Chapel.

veteran 2Burial will follow at Smith’s Chapel Cemetery in Moore County.

Kilgore Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.