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Donald Eugene Gaines Sr.

1940 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Age 76, of Mira Loma, CA, died April 1, 2017 in Riverside, CA.
He was born August 11, 1940 in Oklahoma City, OK, son of Clyde B and Virginia T Gaines. He grew up in Phillips, Texas and moved to Southern California in 1965 after the birth of his daughter, Kimberly. He enjoyed coaching his son, Donny Jr., in football and baseball. His favorite past times were golfing, fishing, and horse racing. He lived with his family in Norco for a few years, where they bred and raised race horses. Donald worked as a Millwright for over 30 years.
Surviving are son, Donald Gaines Jr. (Karen); daughter, Kimberly Karol Burns; grandchildren, Robert Alec Burns, Kendra (Dominic) Argento, Chase Gaines; step- grandchildren, Melissa Molnaa, Kim Kemmer (Justin), Allison Molnaa, step great- grandchildren, Harper & Easton Kemmer; previous spouse, Joan Gaines; his brother Sam Gaines (Mary Jean); niece, Holly Gaines and nephews, Sammy & Dallas Gaines.
He loved and cared deeply for his entire family and had many life long friends. He will be greatly missed by everyone.
Memorial Services will be held at Thomas Miller Mortuary and Crematory on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM. To sign the online guest book, go to www.ThomasMillerMortuary.com
Published in Press-Enterprise on Apr. 8, 2017
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