Floyd Hines 1922-2014
KINSMAN – Floyd Hines, 92, died Saturday, May 17, 2014, at his home with his family by his side.
He was born March 17, 1922, in Farmdale, a son of Hazel Shaffer and Arthur Hines.
Mr. Hines served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the 305th Infantry, 77 Division. He served in the Western Pacific and the Southern Philippines, having been awarded a Purple Heart.
On Dec. 12, 1947, he married Mabel E. Oglibee.
Mr. Hines worked at the former Kraft plant in Kinsman for more than 20 years.
He enjoyed hunting, bird watching, doing yard work, taking walks and being with his family and friends.
Mr. Hines was preceded in death by his parents; his wife of 47 years, Mabel E. Hines; twin sons, Thomas and Terry Hines; three sisters, Helyn Fry, Leila Stevens and Ada Smith; and four brothers, Martin Hines, Anderson “Butch” Hines, Howard Hines and Loren Hines.
Survivors include his daughter, Leona L. Moyer of Adamsville, Pa.; a son, James A. Hines of Johnston; a sister, Louise H. Shaffer of Cortland; seven grandchildren, Christine, Michelle, SkyElaine, Jason, Randy, Brandon and Adam; 10 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kinsman Cemetery Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to Disabled American Veterans, 1000 Liberty Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15222.
An online guestbook is available at www.baumgardnerfuneralhomes.com.