Raymond Ollie Cain
Mr. Raymond Ollie Cain, age 89, of Dahlonega passed away Tuesday, December 19, 2017.
Mr. Cain was a native and lifelong resident of Lumpkin County. He was born on March 17, 1928 to the late Henry Mathew and Ellen Ridley Cain.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife Helen Louise Head Cain, brothers Edward Leon Cain, T.J. Cain, H.M. “Stub” Cain, sister Ellen “Gail” Holbrook and sister in law Joyce Cain.
Mr. Cain’s impact on Lumpkin County began with him keeping books for Grady Butler's grocery store and then for the next 19 years he kept books for Dahlonega Feed and Poultry. He served as Tax Commissioner in Lumpkin County for two consecutive terms from 1969 through 1976. Mr. Cain worked at the Bank of Dahlonega as an internal auditor and he was a bailiff for the Lumpkin County Judicial system for 21 years. During most of Mr. Cain’s full career he was also a poultry farmer. He was a member and oldest deacon of Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Survivors include his sons and daughters in law Raymond Gary and Cheryl Cain, Gainesville; Rex and Sabra Cain, Dahlonega; daughter and son in law Staci and Robert Bailey, Hampton; son Paul Cain, Dahlonega; brother Ernest “Moss” Cain, Dahlonega; sisters in law Dorothy Cain Chambers, Dahlonega; Frances R. Cain, Dahlonega; grandchildren Andrew Cain, Auston Cain, Angel Cain, Justin Cain, and C.J. Carney, Jackson and Amy Bailey. Several nieces, nephews and other relatives also survive.
Memorial services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday, December 29, 2017 in Banister Funeral Home Chapel in Dahlonega. The Rev. Lyman Caldwell and The Rev. Kris Butler will officiate. Interment will follow in Yahoola Baptist Church Cemetery.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.
Online condolences may be made to the family at banisterfuneralhome.net
The family requests that in lieu of flowers, and to benefit those most deserving for the excellent care, compassion, and love shown to our “Gramps” during his final days, donations be made to www.gofundme.com/raymondcain.
This, in turn will then be distributed among the wonderful ladies of Gold City Personal Care Home who went above and beyond their normally expected duties.
This, or a donation to your preferred charity would also be greatly appreciated.
Banister Funeral Home of Dahlonega.