August 11, 1947 - June 11, 2017
Carolyn “Sue” Rarey, 69, of Cable, Ohio passed away on Sunday, June 11, 2017 in her home.
She was born August 11, 1947 in Melbourne, KY. She was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church, Bellefontaine, Ohio. Sue was co-owner of Clayton Tire in Urbana, Ohio. Sue loved to travel, sing in the choir & volunteered in many church activities. She adored her grandchildren. If you were going somewhere she was always ready to go too. Family meant everything to her. Sue enjoyed her flower garden, beaches and reading. She cherished her years that she lived in Hawaii. She was involved in so many activities there; hula, ukulele lessons, whale counting, church ministries & she even worked at many PGA golf tournaments. She had close friends from all corners of the world. Her smile was infectious. She had a heart for Jesus and shared His love with everyone she met until the day she died. She will be missed by many.
She is survived by her daughter, Heather (Kurt) Barthauer; her son, Joshua (Heather) Rarey and step-son, Eugene (Darlene) Rarey Jr.; grandchildren, Megan, Lauran, Tyler, Hannah, Mason, Brianna, Tyler & Jacob; her sisters, Linda (Dick) Stevenson, Marie (Teri) Long, Elizabeth Hager, Deborah Holley and Patricia (Joe) Jones, as well as over 30 nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert F. and Sarah (McKenzie) Holley, husband, Eugene C. Rarey, son, David Benjamin Rarey, sister, Florence Waugh and a nephew, Richard Boysel.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, June 22, 2017 in the Calvary Baptist Church, 1140 Rush Ave., Bellefontaine; where the funeral service will follow at 6:00 p.m. with Pastor Jeff Willets
Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, June 23, 2017 in Oak Dale Cemetery, Urbana.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Salvation Army, 966 E. Main St., Columbus, Ohio 43205.
Services are entrusted to VERNON FUNERAL HOME, Urbana.
Condolences may be made to the family at www.vernonfh.com.
A very pleasant, kind lady. Remember watching her raise her children in the Woodstock area.
She will be a loss to many.
Praying for you all in this time. Aunt Susie taught all, the importance of family, of love for others and what a true Christian is. Thank you for loving words, your beautiful smile and brilliant heart. Fly High Aunt Susie, hug Rick for me. Love you!