William Franklin Rairigh, 89, of Twin Falls passed away June 6, 2013, at St. Luke’s Magic Valley Medical Center in Twin Falls. He was born on Aug. 4, 1923, in Wheeling, W.V., the son of Melvin and Sarah Reece Rairigh. On July 13, 1960, in Las Vegas, he married the love of his life, Martha Stastny. He and his wife moved to Twin Falls from California in 1973. Bill loved to work and laid acres of carpet during his working life. He worked in the Ketchum-Sun Valley area during the boom time and had the opportunity to meet many of the jet set community while laying carpeting in their homes.
Bill loved his family and greatly enjoyed the time spent with his children and grandchildren. He had a special affection for his family’s dogs and they all loved him in return. Bill also supported his country by serving in the Navy during World War II.
Surviving are his wife, Martha, of Twin Falls; children, Kathy (Bobby) Noyes of Ketchum, Christy (Steve) Brehm of Twin Falls, Sherry Romans of Twin Falls and Scott (Beth) Rairigh of Boise; brother, Robert of West Virginia; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. He will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.
Friends may call from 5-7 p.m. on Tuesday, June 11, at Parke’s Magic Valley Funeral Home, 2551 Kimberly Rd. in Twin Falls. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 12, at 10 a.m. at Parke’s Magic Valley Funeral Home with interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Park. Those who wish may share memories and condolences at www.magivalleyfuneralhome.com. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in Bill’s name to the St. Edward’s Building Fund. Arrangements are under the direction of Parke’s Magic Valley Funeral Home of Twin Falls.