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Julius Howard Rainbolt

Howard Rainbolt, 70, passed away on Friday, April 16, 2021, at Johnson City Medical Center. He was born on September 25, 1950 in Carter County, Tenn., to the late Julius Grant Rainbolt and Hazel Cordelia Sheets Rainbolt. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Janie Cable.
Howard was always a hard worker. He loved the outdoors and also hunting and fishing.
Howard was a member of Fish Springs Baptist Church.
Those left to cherish his memories include his wife of 39 years, Barbara Rainbolt; son, Eric Watson; brother, Toby Ray Rainbolt; grandchildren, Austin Watson, Dominic Watson and Preston Watson; great-grandchildren, Jackson James Watson and Cash Watson; and several nieces and nephews.
The family received friends from noon until 1 p.m. Monday, April 19, at Fish Springs Baptist Church. A funeral service followed at 1 p.m. with Pastors Toby Rainbolt, Donnie Cable and Stevie Guinn officiating. The graveside service followed the funeral service at the Griffith Cemetery. Pallbearers were Austin Watson, Dominic Watson, Preston Watson, CJ Rainbolt, Heath Cable and Jimmy Widner. Honorary pallbearers were his church family at Fish Springs Baptist Church. At other times, the family will receive friends at the home, 3464 Hwy. 321, Butler, TN 37640. Condolences may be sent to the family through our website at www.mountaincityfh.com
The family of Julius Howard Rainbolt has entrusted his services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church Street, Mountain City, TN 37683.