Hereford Breeder John Wesley Rakestraw Passes
John Wesley Rakestraw, age 50, of Rockmart, GA, passed away on Friday, February 1, 2008. He was born on August 8, 1957, in Atlanta, GA, and was preceded in death by his mother, Katherine “Trink” Rakestraw.
Mr. Rakestraw is the owner of Raker Construction Co. of Dallas, GA. Mr. Rakestraw was also the director of Georgian Bank and owner of JWR Land and Cattle Co., Rockmart GA. He was a member of Bartlett Lodge #139 F&AM; Scottish Rite Valley of Atlanta; Yaarab Shrine Temple, Atlanta; Paulding County Nobility Club; Polled Hereford Association; First Baptist Church, Dallas, GA.