W. Harold Kines

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Funeral service for W. Harold Kines, age 87, will be Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home with Rev. Rodney Ragsdale and Rev. Garry Brown officiating. Mr. Joe Kines and Mr. Jim Simmons will deliver the eulogy. Burial will follow at Highland Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Thursday from 12 - 2 p.m. Mr. Kines passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at Riverview Regional Medical Center in Gadsden. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Arlene McKinney Kines; and nieces and nephews, Joe, Janis, Bruce, Phyllis, Linda ,Mike and Angela. Pallbearers will be Michael Kines, David Simmons, Ray Glover, Kevin McCord, Barrett Ragsdale and Phillip Kines. Honorary pallbearers will be Randall McCord, Matthew Kines and Rusty Kerns. Mr. Kines was a native and lifelong resident of Piedmont. He served as a life guard at the Piedmont Y.M.C.A. and was a U. S. Army Korean War Veteran. He was a lifetime member of the Veterans Of Foreign Wars Post #15026 and retired from the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company in Gadsden, Alabama with over 32 years of service. Mr. Kines was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Glen Kines; brothers, Austin and Harvey Kines; sister, Ruth Gowens; his father in-law and mother-in-law, Mr. and Mrs. Burnie H. McKinney. The family would like to extend a special thanks to Dr. K. J. Shah, Dr. G. Patel, Dr. Richard Caldwell, Dr. Boodoo and Dr. Osahai. The family request no flowers and ask that memorial contributions be made to: Memorials Processing, ST Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 ST Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.
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Thompson Funeral Home and Crematory - Piedmont
6340 Old Piedmont-Gadsden Hwy. PO Box 574
Piedmont, AL 36272
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Published in The Anniston Star on Feb. 7, 2019
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