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Bobbie Rains July 10, 1935 - April 12, 2024

Date of Funeral

April 17, 2024

Bobbie Calvin Rains, age 88 of Sparta, Missouri passed away Friday, April 12, 2024, in Cox South Hospital, Springfield, Missouri. He was born at Bar-K-Ranch, Garrison, Missouri, on July 10, 1935, to his parents Herb and Lena ( Mitchell) Rains. On December 20, 1958, Bob as he was fondly known, was united in marriage to Louella Barr.

Bob proudly served his country as a member of the United States Army and later received an honorable discharge. Bob enjoyed the rural life and was a lifelong member of Garrison Baptist Church.

Bob is survived by his wife, Louella with whom he would have celebrated 66 years of marriage in December 2024. He is also survived by his son Danny Rains and wife Anita; daughter-in-law Sharon Rains; four grandchildren Danny Jo Rains and wife Melissa, Chase Rains, Cody Rains and wife Megan, Dustin Rains and wife Lyndzey; eleven great-grandchildren Kimber, Austin, Layne, Claire, Pistol, Punchy, Marshall, Sawyer, Jude, Farrah, and Sam; one great-great-granddaughter Aubrey. Bob is also survived by his brother Tony Rains and wife Tonya; a brother-in-law Bill Lassley, two sisters-in-law Jan  Barr and Janie Ussary; other caring relatives and many friends. Bob was preceded in death by his son Tom Rains, his parents, two brothers-in-law Jim Barr and Bill Barr, two sisters-in-law Beulah Lassley and Annie Parker.

Funeral services will be 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 17, 2024 in the Garrison Baptist Church with Pastor Bally Johnson officiating. Visitation will be held 6:00 to 8:00 P.M. Tuesday evening in Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark, Missouri. Online condolences may be shared at www.barnesfamilyfunerals.com


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    Susie Lafferty-Sisco says

    I am so sorry for your loss. I pray God gives you comfort and sweet peace for the days ahead.

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    Jimmy Barr says

    Uncle Bob, it was always so much fun to see you when we were in Sparta, you will be missed buy all that knew you.
    May you rest in eternal peace and God speed.

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    Justin Adams says

    So sorry to hear this news. Thoughts and prayers for Lou and the family.

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    Loyd & Connie Todd says

    Keeping your family in our prayers as you say your temporary goodbyes. No doubt, he received a Hero’s Welcome in Heaven and is already enjoying his Heavenly rewards. We look forward to knowing him there.

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    Debbie (Pellham) Harvey says

    I have known Bob & Louella all my life! He was a good friend to my parents Don & Luene Johnson. So sorry about him…he will be missed🥺

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    Kim and Brenda Dye says

    We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

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