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Jerry Duane RayhillPassing: August 2, 2021


Chastain Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Tuesday, August 10th @10:30 a.m.


Chastain Funeral Home

Monday, August 9th @ 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Mitchell Cemetery

Tuesday, August 10th

MITCHELL – Jerry Duane Rayhill, 70, passed away Monday, August 2, 2021, at his son’s residence.

Born April 26, 1951, in Bedford, he was the son of Claude Allison and Agatha (McPherson) Rayhill.

Jerry retired from General Motors and was a 1969 graduate of Mitchell High School.  He had been saved.  Jerry enjoyed mushroom hunting, fishing, being outdoors, horse racing, music, and IU sports. His favorite thing was playing poker.

Jerry loved his family and is survived by his
Jarrett Dylan (Talisa) Rayhill of Loogootee
Dylan Shayne (Branagan) Rayhill
Daigan Scott Rayhill
Ian Kyler Rayhill
4 great-grandchildren
twin brother,
Terry Wayne Rayhill of Mitchell
Jennifer Carter of Elkton, Kentucky
Claude “Junior” (Jolene) Rayhill of Mitchell
Chad (Kristi) Rayhill of Mitchell
Rick Haley of Paoli
Debbie (Harvey) Victor of Naples, Florida
Michelle (Larry) Magruder of Whiteland
Jeff Haley of Bloomington
several nieces and nephews

His father; mother, Agatha Merry; and step-mother, Shirley Rayhill, preceded him in death.

Funeral service will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, August 10, in the Memorial Chapel of Chastain Funeral Home & Cremation Center with Dr. Robert C. Courson, Jr. officiating.  Burial will be in Mitchell Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m. Monday and from 9:30 a.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.

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13 Guest Comments

  1. Guest: Patty Cottengain | Orleans
    Date: August 13, 2021
    I'm so sorry for your loss. Jerry and Roger were friends for a long time.
  2. Guest: Sandalee Jeffries | Mitchell, In
    Date: August 9, 2021
    So sorry to hear of Jerry's passing, and your family's loss. My sincere sympathy to you all.
  3. Guest: Patty Cottengain | Orleans
    Date: August 6, 2021
    I'm so sorry to hear of Jerry's passing. He was a wonderful friend of Roger's.
  4. Guest: Caryn Conrad | Gatlinburg
    Date: August 6, 2021
    So sad to hear of Jerry's passing. We all had lots of fun in our younger days with our fast cars and going to Churchill Downs. My sincere condolences to his family.
  5. Guest: Carol Hughes | Mitchell, Ing
    Date: August 5, 2021
    Will miss this guy, we were friends for a long time and I took him and Terry to church when they got saved. He always acted grouchy but you had to know him to know that he was really a softy and had a huge heart. Prayers for the family.
  6. Guest: James/Sharon Nash | Mitchell. Indiana
    Date: August 5, 2021
    To The Rayhill Family: Our thoughts and prayers for your family at this difficult time. Jim and Sharon Nash
  7. Guest: Susan Chastain Kay | Blaine, Tn
    Date: August 5, 2021
    So very sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family.
  8. Guest: MONICA TURPEN | Mitchell
    Date: August 5, 2021
    So sorry to hear about your loss. Thoughts and prayers for all of you.
  9. Guest: Bobby Brown | Venice Florida
    Date: August 5, 2021
    Terry, Jr, and Jennifer, I’m sorry for your loss. Jerry was always good to me, I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers.
  10. Guest: Kathy Scott | Bedford, Indiana
    Date: August 5, 2021
    Sorry for your loss.
  11. Guest: Melanie Manion | Bedford
    Date: August 5, 2021
    My deepest condolences to the family. A lot of fond memories shared with Jerry and his family years ago. May you Rest in Peace, Jyro.
  12. Guest: Elaine(Korki Tincher ) Lagenour | Bedford indiana
    Date: August 5, 2021
    RIP . WE had some fun filledtimesand memories.we'll do it again some day in heaven.
  13. Guest: Patty Sanders | Bedford Indiana
    Date: August 5, 2021
    Daigan sorry for your loss I will be praying for your family 🙏