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ROSCOE â€” James Troy Rayburn of Milton, Florida passed away Dec. 2, 2013, at the age of 65 years. Jim was born Nov. 23, 1948, in Roscoe, Texas, to Gene and Camille Rayburn.
Jim was preceded in death by his parents, his paternal grandmother, Mary Elizabeth Rayburn and his maternal grandparents Troy and Callie Norris.
Jim was a member of the First United Methodist Church of Roscoe, Texas. He graduated from Roscoe High School in 1967 and attended Howard County Junior College before being drafted into the Army in 1969 where he was a Hawk missile specialist stationed in Key West, Florida. Jim worked as a very talented custom cabinet builder in Florida for over 30 years and loved to hunt and fish.
Jim has been under the care of his former wife, Sandra Rayburn, for the past year and is survived by his sons, Troy Rayburn and Chris Rayburn; step son Josh Smith; and grandchildren, Madison Grace Smith and Braelyn Rayburn, all of Milton, Florida. Jim is also survived by his sister, Beth Weathersby and husband Russell of Tuscola, Texas; brother Gary Rayburn and wife Becky of Midland, Texas; niece Jamie Reich and husband Nathan of Tomball, Texas; and nephew Jacob Rayburn and wife Michelle of Katy, Texas.
A private family service is planned at a later date. McCoy Funeral Home of Sweetwater is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.