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John Chester Rayne

Powellville–John Chester Rayne, 62, died Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at his home.  
Born in Salisbury, he was the son of the late Chester West Rayne and Hazel Powell Rayne. He is survived by his brother, David Powell Rayne and his girlfriend, Terry Koshi. Also surviving is a niece, Megan Rayne Flick of Harrisonburg, Va. and a special aunt, Evelyn Moore and several cousins. He was preceded in death by a niece, Amber Rayne.
Mr. Rayne had worked as a livestock handler, maintenance worker and cowboy actor at Frontier Town, and as a carpenter/builder with Wayne Jones. He was a supporter of the Powellville Volunteer Fire Company and its ladies auxiliary.
A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 3 p.m. at the Powellville Volunteer Fire Hall in Powellville, Md.  Interment will be private for the family at Powellville Cemetery.  
A donation in his memory may be made to: Powellville Volunteer Fire Company, 5085 Powellville Rd, Powellville, Md. 21850.  Arrangements are in the care of the Burbage Funeral Home in Berlin. Letters of condolence may be sent via