There are things in life we cannot understand, but we must trust in God and be guided by His hands.  All who have
God’s blessing can rest safely in His care..  He promises safe passages on the wings of faith and prayer.”

“Our hearts are deeply sadden by the passing of our loved one but we know that “All things work together for the
good of them that love the Lord.”

Mr. Rufus Ragin,  a son  of the late Charlie and Maggie Isaac  Ragin was born
on February 13, 1938 in Summerton, SC and departed this life on Sunday
morning, September 15, 2013 at his residence.
He was educated in the public schools of Clarendon County.  After graduation,
Rufus moved to New York City and later to Utica, New York..
Rufus retired from Tenneco Energy in 1997 after 25 years of service.  He moved
to Sumter, SC after retiring and rejoined Historic Liberty Hill AME Church,
Summerton, SC.    Rufus was a loving and caring person.
He was preceded in death by a son, Keith Ragin.
He leaves to cherish his precious memories;  a daughter, Mary Hopson of
Charlotte, NC;  two brothers, George (Alethia) Ragin of  Sumter, SC and James
(Martha)  Ragin of Summerton,  SC; three sisters, Rutha (Bobby)  Holley of
Sumter, SC, Luetina Ragin of Summerton, SC and Margaret (Otis) Johnson of
Bronx, NY; a sister-in-law, Vera Ragin of Bronx, NY;  two grandchildren, Kevin
Green of Charlotte, NC and Keith Omar Ragin of Utica, NY; three great-
grandchildren, Kearia, Jaida and Kevin, Jr.  and a host of  nieces, nephews,
cousins and friends.  A special friend, Yvonne Delay and her children, Danika,
Erica and Kentwan.

The family is receiving friends at the home, 2025 Essex Drive, Sumter, SC.   
Rufus Ragin
Age: 75
Date of Birth:  02-13-1938
Date of Death: 09-15-2013
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Funeral Services:
Thursday, September 19, 2013
1:30 p, m.