CLOVER, S.C. - Joe "Leonard" Haynes, 62, of Clover, passed away March 15, 2013, at his residence.
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A native of Johnson City, Tenn., he was born May 26, 1950, a son of the late Oliver Haynes and Ruby Strickland.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his former wife, Mary Elizabeth Haynes; and his stepdaugh-ter, Jennifer Lewis.
Mr. Haynes is survived by his loving wife of 23 years, Pat Haynes of Gastonia; son, Joel Leonard Haynes of the home; daughter, Julie Amanda Haynes of Gastonia; stepchildren, Paula Annette Kale of Gastonia and Lesa Renea Queen of Blacksburg, S.C.; brother, Paul Haynes of Kings Mountain; sister, Mary Jane Greer of Matthews; 12 grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren; and special friend and caretaker, Robin Edison of Lincolnton.
A funeral service, officiated by the Rev. Sam Barnette, will be held 3 p.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2013, at Greene Fu-neral Service, South Chapel, 1503 S. York Road, Gastonia.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home one hour prior to the service and other times at 4705 Country Meadows Drive, Gastonia.
Arrangements are with the South Chapel of Greene Funeral Service and Crematorium, Gastonia.
A guest registry is available at www.greenefuneral.com.
Greene Funeral Service, Southside Chapel
1503 South York Road
Gastonia, NC 28052
Published in Gaston Gazette from Mar. 16 to Mar. 18, 2013