Mr. Robert Hines Jr.

Mr. Robert Hines Jr., 92, of Newnan, Ga., died peacefully on Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014.

Mr. Robert, affectionately known as “400,” was born Jan. 11, 1922, to Robert Hines Sr. and Mamie Phillips Hines. Robert enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1940, where he trained at Ellis Island, New York. Chief Commissaryman Robert retired in 1960 from the Coast Guard in Boston, Massachusetts, after 20 years of honorable service.

On Sept. 16, 1960, Robert married the love of his life, Mary Lee Mobley, at Newnan Chapel United Methodist Church, where he and his wife were members. After retirement, Robert was employed at Fort McPherson/Ft. Gilliam, where he served as assistant meat market manager until his retirement in 1984. Robert was a Mason in the Grand Lodge of Ga. No. 299 and served as a life member for 50 years.

Robert is survived by his sister, Annie M. Hines; his son, Clarence M. White (Gwen); his daughter, Rita H. Parker (Dewitt); grandchildren, Camelia Ruffin (Shomari), Amelia Hines, Ameshea Taylor (Marquel), Cory and Alexis White, Miles and Erin Parker; sisters-in-law, Annie Kate Hines and Louise Hines; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends who will all miss him dearly.

Viewing and visitation will be Friday, Feb. 7 from 5 until 8 p.m. at Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home.

The funeral service will be held Saturday, Feb. 8 at 3 p.m. at Newnan Chapel UMC, 72 Robinson St., Newnan with Rev. Dr. Marcus E. Dixon presiding and Pastor Yolanda Jones-Colton serving as eulogist.

In-state viewing will begin at 2 p.m. Interment will be in Eastview Cemetery in Newnan. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.roscoejenkinsfuneralhome.com.

Roscoe Jenkins Funeral Home, 182 Millard Farmer Ind. Blvd., Newnan, GA 30263; 770-253-1232



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