Lanny Oscar Raulerson, 66, of Alma, passed away early Thursday morning, July 26, 2012 at Mayo Clinic Health System in Waycross following a short illness.
Born in Hazlehurst on May 1, 1946, he had lived in Pierce and Bacon Counties all of his life. Raulerson was a US Army veteran having served during the Vietnam Conflict and retired in 2011 from Griffins Warehouse in Baxley where he had been manager. He was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church, enjoyed hunting and doing for others. Raulerson will be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Raulerson was the son of the late Oscar and Winnie Virginia Rogers Raulerson.
Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Dorothy Cothern Raulerson of Alma; one daughter and son-in-law, Holly and Greg Belew of Blackshear; one son, Bob Raulerson of Alma; one sister and brother-in-law, Sandy and Wade Sanders of Slidell, LA; two grandchildren, Christopher Leggett and Hannah Belew; one niece, Christy Myers; one nephew, Eric Sanders; many other nieces, nephews and numerous other relatives.
Funeral services were held Saturday afternoon, July 28, at 3:00 o’clock at Shady Grove Baptist Church. Interment followed in the Shady Grove Cemetery.
Visitation for Raulerson was held Friday evening, July 27, from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home.
Members of the Raulerson Hunting Club were asked to serve as honorary pallbearers.