PARKVILLE, Mo. — Wilford Raines, 86, of Parkville, formerly of Clinton, Missouri, passed away Thursday, March 15, 2018.
Wilford was born Dec. 20, 1931, in Fornfelt to Lester and Nita Peetz Raines. He married Sharon Steger in 1951, and they enjoyed 66 years of marriage.
He proudly served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, being stationed in Greenland.
Wilford was a lifetime farmer in the Scott City area prior to moving to Clinton, where he managed "The Duck Farm" at Urich, Missouri, and was known as "The Duck Farmer."
He truly loved life, farming and spending time with his family and friends.
Survivors include his wife, Sharon Raines; a daughter and son-in-law, Twyla and John Wilson; a brother, Marvin Raines; a sister, Gladys Smith; and his cherished granddaughter, Ashley Wilson Keith,...Read more