Paul Rayner, age 39, of Morgantown, Kentucky passed away on Saturday, June 17th, 2023. His final wish is to have vintage vehicles lead his funeral procession to his resting place this afternoon. Here are the funeral arrangements, and how you can help this dream become a reality.

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Paul Rayner loved classic cars and trucks. He loved to work on them too. He cared deeply for family and friends and would give his shirt off his back to anyone in need. He'll be missed by his loving son Aidan Rayner of Madisonville. Aidan was his pride and joy. He also left behind heartbroken parents, four grieving brothers, two loving sisters, grandparents, and countless nieces, nephews, aunts, and uncles. I saw his sweet mom's post on social media and wanted to help.

"I don't get on here much at all but my son Paul Rayner is now in the hospice house in Bowling Green Ky. If you know my son and have a classic car, could you please show him love by driving through the hospice house turnaround this weekend, so he can see some classic cars? I’m calling this a ride for Paul. There is no money involved, just want this for my son. Please and thank you! We have his 64 Chevrolet on display in the parking lot so he can see it from his window.", Bonnie Bratcher shared

Sadly Paul would pass away not long after she made this post. So, now we're shifting gears to plan something special for the funeral this afternoon to honor Paul.

Rayner Family/CANVA
Rayner Family/CANVA

It’s the worst thing you will ever go through. Lean on your family and friends. I’m a message away if you need to talk. - Becky Winchester

Prayers for comfort. - Penney Wallace

I'm so very sorry, hugs & prayers. - Toni Mowry Costello

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Rayner Family/CANVA


Paul Rayner lived a hard life, but it never got him down. He lived life to the fullest until his body couldn't take the pain any longer. Missy Thompson is family, and she posted a nice tribute on social media that explains more.

Paul had an accident 13 yrs ago that paralyzed him from the chest down. It was hard to have to live this new life. But, he didn’t let it stop him. He worked on cars, drove them, and continued to help support and raise his only child, Aiden.

He loved him and worked hard to continue to be a great dad. The last couple of years have been rough for him. So many things were stacked against him and his body couldn’t handle it.

He has been in and out of the hospital these last few years and it had taken a toll on him.

It is a sad day to let him go but, his family also saw the suffering he was having to go thru. There is peace knowing that his heart was in the right place and that he doesn’t have to suffer anymore.

Run as fast as those new legs are going to take you!!
We will see you again someday!

A remarkable life indeed!

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Rayner Family/CANVA


This afternoon you can help pay tribute to Paul's life. The family is planning a drive through town as Paul is taken to his final resting place. They request any old cars, trucks, jeeps, or bikes. Whatever you want to drive to help make it special for the family.

Final Resting Place

Satterfield Cemetery
Highway 70 E.
Morgantown, KY 42261

I pray that God comforts you in your time of grief. Paul is your guardian angel now and always in your heart.
- Dolores L Mason

Praying for peace and comfort for you and your family. - Jeff Jewell

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Rayner Family/CANVA


Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, from 1:00 pm - 4:30 pm at the Jones Funeral Chapel.

Burial will be in the Satterfield Cemetery.

Please share any photos, memories, or condolences, or light a candle in memory of Paul at


We are all going to miss him, but we will always keep thinking about him. - Vicki Anderson

He was a good man.
- Kiki Hankins

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