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Claude C Rainwater

April 21, 1922 - March 22, 2018

U.S. Veteran

Service Date: March 31, 2018

Claude C. Rainwater, 95, of Starr, SC, passed away on Thursday, March 22, 2018 at Hospice of the Upstate.

Born on April 21, 1922 in Nancy, KY, to the late Herbert and Florence Rainwater.  He was a farmer and mechanic by trade and a member of Varennes Heights Baptist Church.  Claude was also a WWII Army Veteran have fought in France and Germany at the Battle of the Bulge.

He is survived by his wife, Gedra Carroll Rainwater; son, Randall Rainwater (Mara); daughters:  Claudette Cribbet and Darlene Clark (James); grandchildren:  Todd Cribbet, Chris Clark (Robin), Lisa Kirk (Chris), Ryan Clark (Ryenna) and Elijah Rainwater; great-grandchildren:  Katie and Drake Kirk, Cassidy and Allie Clark, and Lennox and Axel Clark.

In addition to his parents; he is also predeceased by two brothers; three sisters; and a great grandchild, Jude Clark.

Services will be held on Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 2pm at Sosebee Mortuary, South Chapel, officiated by Dr. Kirt Mitchell.  Military rites will follow at MJ Dolly Cooper Veterans Cemetery.

The family will be at the home and will receive friends prior to the service on Saturday at the Mortuary from 1pm – 2pm.

Condolences may be offered to the family at

Sosebee Mortuary and Crematory, South Chapel, is assisting the family.