He was the son of the late Pearl and Johnny Hines. He was also preceded in death by a son, Terry Hines; grandsons: Anthony Hawkins and Bradley Zanoska; his twin sister, Betty Bettis; and another sister, Bobby Stiles.
He was a retired truck driver driving for several different places including American Uniform and Smith Transfer. He was an avid hunter and loved Braves baseball and was of the Baptist faith.
He is survived by his wife, Geraldine Hines; his children: Johnnie Ruth Pinela and her husband, Gabriel, Vickie Wright, Jason Hines and his wife, Angela, Charles “Cotton” Hines; stepson, Ronnie Whaley; stepdaughter, Brenda Purdy; grandchildren: Emily Hines, Timmy Hines, Jill Glover, Barry Hines, Terry Lee Hines, Gabriel Pinela Jr., Eugene Pinela, Billy Pinela, and Jennifer Carr; and several great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.
A Remembrance of Life service will be held at 7 p.m. today, July, 16, 2014, at the Wildwood Ave. Chapel of Jim Rush Funeral Homes with the Rev. Benny Thomas officiating.
The interment will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Hilcrest Cemetery with Timmy Hines, Barry Hines, Terry Lee Hines, Gabriel Pinela Jr., Eugene Pinela, Billy Pinela and Tristin Hawkins severing as casketbearers.
The family will receive friends today from 5 until 7 at the funeral home.
We encourage you to share your memories and or condolences with the family by going to our website at www.jimrushfuneralhomes.com.