Raynham Townsend Heard
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Raynham Townsend Heard

September 21, 1950 - October 09, 2011

Raynham Townsend Heard

September 21, 1950 - October 09, 2011


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In today’s changing world with climate change and environment concerns, “Honoring a Life” allows for family and friends to plant a memorial tree in honor of their loved one and friend. The purchase of a tree creates a beautiful permanent record on the Honoring a Life website, www.honoringalife.org. Each tree is planted through the efforts of Forestry Services throughout North America who determine where the greatest needs for reforestation are. Once planted, the geographical location where the tree is planted will be added to the record. A beautiful card is also sent to the family signifying your thoughtful gesture.

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Obituary for Raynham Townsend Heard

Frankfort – Raynham Heard was raised on a cattle/horse farm in Middleburg, VA, by his mother, Rose Loring Heard and father, General Ralph Townsend Heard. He was one of four children and is survived by all, the Rev. Victoria Heard, Dallas, TX; Kay Hanson, Washington, DC; and Loring Heard, GA. Ren has three children, Sarah Begin, Frankfort; Jaren Heard, Roanoke, VA; and Jesse Heard, Frankfort. He also has two grandchildren, Lauren Wingate and Kyler Begin, both of Frankfort. He attended school at the University of Texas and Dabney S. Lancaster College. His businesses included 21st Century Recording Company, Renovation Specialist Inc., and Laketree Farm LLC. Ren was multi-skilled in over ten trades. He was familiar with all aspects of construction, site planning, theme park planning, construction project management, fundraising, final finishing, and landscaping. He died on Sunday, October 9, 2011, working on his tree farm in Frankfort, KY. Arrangements have been made for Saturday, October 15, 2011, at 4:00 p.m. at the Episcopal Church of the Ascension, 311 Washington Street, Frankfort. Fellowship will immediately follow the service at 45 Reilly Road (top floor). Everyone is invited to attend either arrangement. Arrangements are under the direction of Harrod Brothers Funeral Home

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