Christopher Brian Rainey, a beloved father, son, brother, uncle, and friend, passed away peacefully on August 28, 2023, in his hometown of Macon, Georgia. A funeral service will be held Saturday, September 2, 2023, at 12:00 p.m. at Hart’s Mortuary, Jones County Chapel with the Reverend Ed Chambless officiating. The family will greet friends one hour prior to the service. Interment will follow the service at Cedar Ridge Cemetery. Flowers are appreciated or memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105.
Born on July 31, 1975, in Macon, he was a lifelong resident of the city he loved. Brian was known for his friendly nature, his love for life, and his ability to bring joy and laughter to those around him.
Brian was a proud graduate of Jones County High School, where he showcased his love for music as a drum major. His passion for rhythm and melody extended into his personal life, where he was known to teach line dancing and could often be found dancing to his favorite tunes. His love for music was only matched by his love for the great outdoors. An avid hunter and fisherman, Brian found peace and tranquility in nature. He had a particular fondness for old and fast cars, NASCAR, and was known for his corny dad jokes that never failed to bring a smile to the faces of those around him.
Brian was a man of many talents and interests, but he was most proud of his garden. He had a love for cooking and took great pride in making his own sausage. His culinary creations were a testament to his creativity and his love for bringing people together through food.
Brian is survived by his son, Lane Rainey of Macon; his mother and stepfather, Pamela and Richard Coleman of Macon; his dad, Carsley Scott of Eatonton, Georgia; his siblings, Brandi Nunz (Mike) of Gray, Angela Campbell (Jason) of Bonaire, Georgia, Brandon Coleman (Buffie) of Milledgeville, Georgia, and Brian Coleman (Brittany) of Milledgeville; his girlfriend, Pam Hauck and her daughter, Preslee Fullington of Macon; and his nieces and nephews, Caitlyn, Shelby (Hunter), Justin, as well as several other nieces and nephews. He also leaves behind his great niece and nephew, Olivia and Riley. Brian was preceded in death by his biological father, Tony David Rainey.
Brian was a man who lived his life with passion and joy. His love for his family, his friends, and his community was evident in everything he did. He was a man who loved deeply, laughed heartily, and lived fully. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
His legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of everyone he interacted with as well as those he has touched with his love for music, his passion for the outdoors, and his culinary skills. His life serves as a reminder to us all to live with passion, to love deeply, and to never miss an opportunity to share a laugh. His memory will forever be a beacon of joy, love, and laughter.
Christopher Brian Rainey's life was a testament to the power of love, the joy of laughter, and the beauty of living each day to its fullest. His spirit will continue to inspire and guide us, reminding us to cherish each moment, to love without reservation, and to dance like no one is watching. His memory will forever be a source of comfort and inspiration to all who knew him.
Please visit www.hartsmort.com to express condolences.
Hart’s Jones County Chapel, Hart's Mortuary and Cremation Center, 307 Pecan Lane, Gray, GA 31032 has charge of the arrangements.
St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105