Bines, Jr, James D.
James D. Bines, Jr. 84, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 15, 2013. He was born in Swainsboro, Georgia, son of the late James D. Bines, Sr. and Wheeter Sanders Bines. James was married to Elizabeth P. Bines of Stamford, CT. He served honorably in the U.S. Army and was employed with Mallozzi Construction Company until retirement. He was affiliated with the William Moore Lodge of Norwalk, CT and Teamsters Local 191.In addition to his wife of thirty three years, Elizabeth P. Bines, he is survived by one daughter; Joclyn Bines-Goss of Los Angeles, CA, two brothers; K. Lavonne Bines (Pearl) of Mt. Holly, NC and Thomas L. Bines of Belmont, NC, three sisters; Vivian Keels ( Earl) of Norwalk, CT, Wanda Bines of Belmont, NC and Armelda Booker ( Al) of Gastonia, NC, one granddaughter; Lauren Joy Goss of Los Angeles, CA, one aunt; Mary Sanders of Norwalk, CT and many loving nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. James was predeceased by his son, James D. Bines, III. Calling hours will be held on Saturday, July 20, 2013 from 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM followed by a service of celebration at 10:30 AM at Downer Funeral Home, 31 Stillwater Ave., Stamford, CT with Rev. Dr. Tommie Jackson officiating. Entombment will follow at Woodland Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name to St. Camillus Health Center, 494 Elm St., Stamford, CT or the Annie M. Davis Scholarship Fund, c/o Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church, 29 Grove St, Stamford, CT.