COMANCHE Funeral services for Billy DeWayne Rains, 72, of Comanche will be at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 22, at Comanche Funeral Home with the Rev. Dale Meionecke officiating. Burial will be in Board Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. today at the funeral home. Lunch will be at East Side Baptist Church at noon Saturday.

He died Thursday, Dec. 20, 2007, at his home.

He was born Oct. 30, 1935, in Comanche to J.B. and Mary Bell (Orr) Rains. He was a veteran of the Korean War, serving in the U.S. Navy. He was married to Mary Miller on April 4, 1966, in Galveston. He was a self-employed carpenter, and a member of East Side Baptist Church in Comanche.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Miller Rains of Comanche; a son, Billy DeWayne Rains Jr. of Oklahoma; a daughter, Ruth Elizabeth Stewart of Brownwood; a daughter and son-in-law, Debra Lyn and Baldy Garza of Stephenville; and three grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, J.B. Rains; and a sister, Mary Ruth McVea.