Kevin C. Raney
Kevin Charles Raney, 52, of Traverse City, passed away Monday, Dec. 23, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family.
Kevin was born in Traverse City on March 7, 1967, the son of Howard and Patricia (Sterk) Raney.
He attended Suttons Bay High School and graduated with the class of 1985.
On June 24, 2000 he married Tricia J. (Dalzell) Raney in Traverse City.
Kevin was a family man who saw the positive in everything. He loved the Rolling Stones, skiing, motorcycling, zip lines, and water park rides. Kevin was a huge jokester who teased with kindness. He took pride in life. Kevin would try to do right no matter what "it" was. He would always finish a project he started and kept a clean house and property.
Kevin spent many years working for Gordon Food Services, loved working for GFS and the many friends he made that started out as customers.
Kevin is survived by his loving wife of 19 years, Tricia; two children, Joshua (Erin) Tyrer and Tiffany (Hunter) Raney; granddaughter, Caroline Tyrer; his father, Howard; his siblings, Brendan (Janine) Raney, Keith Raney, Jeremy Raney and Katie Raney.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia; his grandparents, Al and Bonnie Raney; and brother, Todd Raney.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 4, 2020 with the family greeting friends at 10 a.m. at the First Congregational Church of Traverse City, 6105 Center Road, Traverse City, MI 49686. Dr. Gary Hogue will officiate.
Memorials may be directed to the Raney family, 1348 Duke Hollow, Traverse City, MI 49696.
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Arrangements are with the Martinson Funeral Home and Cremation Services of Leelanau.
Published on December 31, 2019


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